Teamsters Support Fuel Surchage Bill

"TRUCC Act" Would Remove Middle Man, Ensure Truckers Are Paid for Gas

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WASHINGTON, May 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Teamsters Union on Thursday urged Congress to pass the "TRUCC Act," which would lower fuel costs for non-union truck drivers.

The "Truthful Reliable Understanding of Consumer Costs Act" would guarantee that truckers who pay for fuel will be reimbursed the full amount of any surcharge levied by shippers.

The bill was sponsored by Sens. Sherrod Brown, D-Ohio, and Olympia Snowe, R-Maine.

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