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Increased attention to workplace harassment and wellness programs by the EEOC coming in the new year

  • Foley & Lardner LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

Newly appointed U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) Chair Jenny Yang recently offered some insight into the EEOC’s areas of focus for

DOT announces pilot program permitting local hiring preferences

  • Holland & Knight LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • March 23 2015

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) announced a pilot program that would permit state and local recipients of federal highway and federal

The road aheadwhat is in store for trucking companies in 2014

  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
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  • USA
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  • 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

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

California update employment law

  • Fox Rothschild LLP
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  • USA
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  • March 27 2012

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

Truck driver with “current” diagnosis of alcoholism is not qualified under the ADA

  • Akerman LLP
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  • USA
  • -
  • February 17 2015

An alcoholic is a person with a disability and is protected by the Americans with Disabilities Act if he is qualified to perform the essential

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
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  • 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

You must be sober for more than a week to keep your truck driving job

  • Bradley Arant Boult Cummings LLP
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  • USA
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  • February 3 2015

If a commercial driver is diagnosed with chronic alcoholism, can his employer terminate him a week later because his diagnosis excludes him from

California court addresses employee status of Uber, Lyft drivers

  • Roetzel & Andress
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  • 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