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Top Legal Issues Facing The Automotive Industry in 2017
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom, USA
  • January 12 2017

The automotive industry continued to experience dramatic changes - including legal and regulatory developments

Uber drivers should be considered entrepreneurs, not employees
  • Rihm Rechtsanwälte
  • Switzerland, USA
  • January 11 2017

Uber is considered by many to be a globally operating transport company with 10,000 employees in approximately 60 countries

Groundhog Day Comes Early For West Coast Auto Dealers: Another Loss In Service Advisor Exemption Battle
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • January 10 2017

In a disappointing but perhaps unsurprising decision, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals once again ruled that service advisors employed by automobile

Massachusetts High Court Rules Prong Two of Independent Contractor Test is Severable for FAAAA Preemption Purposes
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 5 2017

Massachusetts's highest court recently issued a decision that impacts the ability of delivery companies operating in the commonwealth to use

OSHA Final Rule Protects Automotive Whistleblowers Under MAP-21
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • January 12 2017

In December 2016, the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) announced that it had issued a Final Rule regarding the enforcement of

Uber drivers are no longer able to be classed as self-employed which could affect tens of thousands of UK workers in similar industries
  • Freeths
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • November 30 2016

Uber has created a system whereby customers use a smartphone app to order a taxi and pay the fare. Prospective passengers booked trips through the

Caltrans liable for failure to properly address employee’s requests for accommodation
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • May 4 2015

In an unpublished opinion, the California Court of Appeal recently upheld a jury’s verdict finding the California Department of Transportation

November 2016 Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance News Update
  • Pepper Hamilton LLP
  • USA
  • December 6 2016

Our news update for last month highlights the fact that IC misclassification lawsuits are happening across the country and in virtually every industry

Sharing Economy Companies All Smiles After Trump’s Transpo Pick
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • November 30 2016

Yesterday’s news that President-elect Trump (it still feels weird to write that, I gotta admit) selected Elaine Chao as his Secretary of

Strategies to minimize joint employer liability post Browning-Ferris
  • Baker McKenzie
  • USA
  • September 16 2015

Outsourcing and using temporary workers has once again become riskier in the U.S. Joint employer liability is fast becoming the prevailing trend to