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New Prime Hit With Fresh Wage Suit After SCOTUS Loss

Jan. 22, 2019, 9:38 PM

A driver who worked for long haul trucking company New Prime Inc. says junior drivers are paid less than minimum wage in violation of federal law.

New Prime suffered a defeat at the United States Supreme Court Jan. 15 by one of its primary drivers.

Dominic Oliveira convinced the justice that interstate truckers like himself are exempted from mandatory arbitration under the Federal Arbitration Act.

Rocky Haworth, for his part, was a junior, or “B” seat driver for New Prime for about a week in 2017, according to his complaint, filed Jan. 22 in the U.S. District Court for the ...