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Alcoholic truck driver case is good for transportation employers, but be careful

  • Constangy Brooks & Smith LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 25 2014

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit, which hears appeals from federal courts in Alabama, Florida, and Georgia, recently affirmed summary

Department of Labor publishes notice of proposed rulemaking to implement Executive Order 13658

  • Ford & Harrison LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • July 1 2014

On February 12, 2014, President Obama signed Executive Order 13658 raising the minimum wage for the employees of some federal contractors and

Trucking company did not violate ADA or the FMLA when it fired an alcoholic driver

  • Hinshaw & Culbertson LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 23 2014

An employee worked for a trucking carrier for several years before he was diagnosed with alcoholism in 2010 and sought leave to obtain treatment. The

Fifth Circuit broadens ability of employers to satisfy Motor Carrier Act exemption

  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 24 2014

In a recent decision, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals, in Allen v. Coil Tubing, held that a court should look at whether the duties of a class of

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

Alcoholic DOT driver could not prevail on ADA or FMLA claims against his employer

  • Jackson Lewis PC
  • -
  • USA
  • -
  • June 19 2014

A federal appeals court has upheld the dismissal of a commercial motor vehicle driver's claims that his employer violated the Americans With

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

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

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

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