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Asleep at the Wheel: Trucking Company’s Sleep Apnea Policy and Procedures Reviewed by Federal Courts
  • Seyfarth Shaw LLP
  • USA
  • October 17 2016

Recently decided court case finds that motor vehicle carriers may lawfully require overweight drivers to submit to a medical examination testing for

Eighth Circuit Upholds Trucking Company's Sleep Study Requirement Based on Driver BMI
  • Littler Mendelson PC
  • USA
  • October 14 2016

On October 12, 2016, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eighth Circuit found in favor of a large transportation employer’s driver sleep study testing

The State AG Report Weekly Update October 20, 2016
  • Cozen O'Connor
  • USA
  • October 20 2016

The Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”) reached a settlement with T-Mobile USA, Inc. and two of its brands, T-Mobile and MetroPCS (collectively

ML Strategies Alert Massachusetts Outlook: The Remainder of 2016 and Beyond
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 4 2016

After closing the book on the formal sessions in July, Massachusetts lawmakers have turned their attention to the November election. The Senate and

Lyft Wins Background Check Class Action Claim
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • October 7 2016

Apparently, even a “no decision” decision by the U.S. Supreme Court can still establish precedent. Relying on a Spring 2016 SCOTUS decision, a

Marine & Energy Alert: Court Makes Punitive Damages Available to Seaman After Untimely Medical Care
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • October 12 2016

On October 5, 2016, Judge Jane Triche Milazzo of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana issued an opinion recognizing that a

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

Jury Awards $250,000 in Punitive Damages in Railroad Whistleblower Case
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • October 18 2016

On Sept. 15, a jury in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York issued a $250,000 punitive damages award against Amtrak in a

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

On the Right Track: Railroad Whistleblowers Came Out on Top in 2015
  • Katz Marshall & Banks LLP
  • USA
  • February 5 2016

Employees, contractors and subcontractors who report or oppose railroad safety concerns andor the fraudulent use of federal grants or funds