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Union taxi drivers to Uber and other ride-share services: since we can’t beat you, we’ll join you

  • Roetzel & Andress
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2015

Unions representing taxi drivers in the United States and Europe are mounting efforts to oppose the growth of Uber and other smartphone car-rider

What if the West Coast ports shut down by lockout or strike? Is it time to invoke Taft-Hartley?

  • Ogletree Deakins
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 10 2015

Since the expiration of a labor contract in July 2014, negotiations for a new contract have dragged on between management representatives of the

The road aheadwhat is in store for trucking companies in 2014

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 4 2014

Two recent developments for trucking employers could impact their operations and employee relations. The first is a proposed rule by the Department

DOT gives up on hours of service rules for short-haul drivers

  • Parker Poe Adams & Bernstein LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 8 2013

Last Monday, the Department of Transportation's Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration issued a final regulation codifying a federal appellate

Manufacturer's corner: the west coast port labor dispute and you

  • Spencer Fane Britt & Browne LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 12 2015

So, there’s a big shipping backlog forming out west while port owners and the longshoremen work a few things out. How’s that affecting your supply

California court addresses employee status of Uber, Lyft drivers

  • Roetzel & Andress
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • February 3 2015

Two suits filed in a California federal court (Cotter v. Lyft, Case No. 13-4065, and O'Connor v. Uber, Case No. 13-3826, U.S. District Court

Intrastate passenger trips can trigger FLSA's motor carrier exemption, rules Eleventh Circuit

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • October 15 2010

Drivers who transport passengers from airports to locations within the same state can be subject to the FLSA’s motor carrier exemption, according to a recent decision by the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals, Abel v. Southern Shuttle Services, Inc., Case No. 10-10659 (11th Cir., September 21, 2010

United States Supreme Court holds Federal Locomotive Inspection Act preempts entire field of regulating locomotive equipment, including state law claims alleging defective design or failure to warn based on asbestos content

  • Foley Hoag LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • April 17 2012

In Kurns v. Railroad Friction Products Corp., 132 S. Ct. 1261 (Feb. 29, 2012), a welder and machinist for a railroad carrier, whose duties included installing brakeshoes on locomotives and stripping insulation from locomotive boilers, alleged he developed malignant mesothelioma thirty years after his retirement from asbestos in the locomotive parts

California update employment law

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 27 2012

We have previously written about many of the new employment laws that took effect earlier this year

Additional exhaustion of administrative remedies requirements for industries governed by federal transportation laws

  • Snell & Wilmer LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • June 27 2013

The requirement for an employee to exhaust administrative remedies may go beyond filing a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission