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Knight-Swift Truckers Advance N.Y. Suit Over Pay For Extra Hours

Jan. 13, 2022, 6:45 PM

A group of truck drivers may continue to litigate New York state claims that Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc. failed to provide overtime and “spread of hours” pay for all hours worked, a federal judge in Manhattan ruled.

The three drivers plausibly alleged that they worked 24 hours a day, five to six days per week, and that they weren’t adequately compensated for all of these hours, Judge Analisa Torres said Wednesday.

The drivers stated were required to stay in their trucks at all times to maintain the security of their cargo, even when they were off-duty or in their sleeper ...

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