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Truck drivers subject to significant control were employees, not contractors
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA
  • August 25 2015

Finding that a cargo transportation employer had improperly classified its truck drivers as contractors rather than employees, a California court of

Contentious negotiations ahead for Detroit 3 and UAW
  • Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP
  • USA
  • August 24 2015

Within the next two weeks, the GM, Ford, and Fiat-Chrysler will begin the serious negotiations for new collective bargaining agreements. The

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

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

Is the ACA going to put an end to Uber?
  • Graydon Head & Ritchey LLP
  • USA
  • June 22 2015

I LOVE Uber! I think it is the best thing since the creation of the dishwasher (because really isn't the dishwasher better than sliced bread?). So

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

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

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

Fifth Circuit denies Jones Act seaman status to welder working as borrowed employee
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • July 24 2015

Today, July 24, 2015, the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit affirmed a New Orleans federal court decision that denied Jones Act