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United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit holds tankermen are exempt as "seamen" from overtime requirements of Fair Labor Standards Act

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 17 2014

On November 13, 2014, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit recently held that tankermen are exempt as "seamen" from the overtime

California appellate court holds that federal law does not preempt California’s meal and rest break requirements for truck drivers

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 18 2014

On October 28, 2014, a California Court of Appeal held that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act of 1994 ("FAAAA") does not preempt

The road aheadwhat is in store for trucking companies in 2014

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • -
  • 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

California update employment law

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
  • -
  • 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
  • -
  • 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

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

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

FAAAA does not preempt California meal and rest period requirements

  • Ogletree Deakins
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • November 7 2014

In Godfrey v, Oakland Port Services Corp., which was decided on October 28, 2014, the California Court of Appeal issued a published decision holding

U.S. implementation of the Maritime Labour Convention, 2006

  • Blank Rome LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • May 14 2013

The Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (“MLC 2006”) was adopted by the International Labor Organization (“ILO”) at the 94th Maritime Session of the

OSHA to target auto supply manufacturers

  • Epstein Becker Green
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • March 17 2014

OSHA recently launched a Regional Emphasis Program (REP) that will focus enforcement resources on employers operating in the automotive supply