British Columbia’s Transportation Minister Todd Stone introduced new legislation to create an independent commissioner to enforce the new rules for port container truckers at Port Metro Vancouver.
The commissioner’s primary responsibility will be to ensure compliance with the new rates negotiated with truckers back in March.
Container truckers were promised a 12% increase in the per-container rates as part of the settlement to the 28-day strike by more than 1,500 drivers earlier this year. The rate regulation will apply to all marine container trucking companies serving Port Metro Vancouver. Read more here.