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Jones Act again tied to crude oil exports

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 20 2015

The U.S. Congress continues to consider whether to reverse the 1975 ban on crude oil exports prompted by the U.S. shale oil renaissance. That

Supreme Court issues two unanimous decisions affecting labor & employment

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • December 10 2009

In Union Pac. R.R. Co. v. Bhd. of Locomotive Engineers, No. 08-604 (December 8, 2009), the Court unanimously held that a union’s failure to present evidence of efforts to reach a settlement through “conferencing” did not preclude the National Railroad Adjustment Board from exercising jurisdiction over the union’s claim

National Mediation Board proposes changes to representation election rules

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 3 2009

The National Mediation Board has proposed significant changes to representation election rules under the Railway Labor Act ("RLA"), which governs labor relations in the airline and railway industries

Omnibus Appropriations bill key maritime provisions

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • January 14 2014

House and Senate appropriators reached a budget deal to fund the U.S. Government for the balance of fiscal year 2014 (which ends September 3). The

Coast Guard explores limits of U.S. construction Jones Act standard

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • August 4 2011

The Coast Guard issued a ruling to the National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) on August 1, 2011 dealing with the extent a vessel can be constructed from foreign steel and with foreign outfitting and still be considered Jones Act eligible

Another roro operator reaches compromise agreement with FMC

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 6 2014

Compañía Sud Americana de Vapores S.A. (CSAV) entered into a compromise agreement with the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) and

Court of Appeals affirms broad coast guard authority to detain vessels accused of environmental violations

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 24 2013

On July 22, 2013 the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit issued an order underscoring the Coast Guard's broad authority to demand

Coast guard clarifies Jones Act foreign content build requirements

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • September 26 2013

On September 24, 2013, the U.S. Coast Guard issued a determination as to the level of permitted foreign content in two container vessels to be built

New Jersey’s quest for a Jones Act waiver

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 20 2014

It has been reported that the State of New Jersey requested on February 13, 2014 a waiver of the requirement to transport merchandise in the U.S

FMC approves G6 Alliance

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 3 2014

On April 2, 2014, the United States Federal Maritime Commission announced that it has unanimously approved the G6 Alliance Agreement among American