FactSheet Whistleblower Protection for Commercial Motor Carrier Workers Truck drivers and other individuals working for commercial motor carriers are protected from retaliation for reporting or engaging in activities related to certain commercial motor vehicle safety, health or security conditions.

Motor Carrier Services issues various types of permits and registration documents depending on the carrier’s type of operation. The following services are provided through this office: All motor-carrier registration transactions can be completed at the counter. Sep 18, 2007 · Narrowed FLSA Motor Carrier Exemption to be Enforced by DOL. Volume 6, Issue 6 September 18, 2007 . Under the Fair Labor Standards Act ("FLSA"), employers are required to pay all non-exempt employees an overtime rate of one and one-half times the employees' regular rate of pay for time worked in excess of forty hours in a workweek. Jan 12, 2011 · Authored by Kevin Young. In a move that could substantially impact businesses employing drivers and treating them as exempt from federal overtime requirements, the U.S. Department of Labor (the “DOL”) has narrowed its view of the Motor Carrier Exemption (the “MCE”) to the Fair Labor Standards Act (the “FLSA”), as set forth under 29 U.S.C. § 213(b).