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To Delivery....And Beyond!: The Boundaries of Carrier Liability for Unloading (A Clear Answer to Muddled Facts)

USA - July 21 2016 Under the Carmack Amendment, a carrier is liable for the actual loss of goods which "arrive" damaged 49 U.S.C. 4706(a)(1). But when does that

Managing legal liability associated with volunteers

USA - January 30 2014 Many not-for-profit organizations use and encourage the participation of unpaid volunteers to further their worthy missions. Indeed, volunteer

Choosing Between Bonded Warehouses and Foreign Trade Zones

USA - January 24 2017 Many practical benefits are available to international supply chains from bonded warehouses and foreign trade zones (FTZs). Despite the similarities

Investment banking engagement lettersplease take them seriously

USA - April 4 2014 As companies in the transportation and logistics industry continue to see transactional activity, many are considering hiring an investment banker


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The National Labor Relations Board Caps a Busy Week by Throwing Out Micro-Unit Bargaining Units And Returns To Decades-Old Test for Implementing Changes During an Expired Contract

USA - December 18 2017 On the heels of Thursday’s groundbreaking decisions reversing Browning-Ferris and Lutheran Heritage Village-Livonia (see our 1215 alert here), in

Flurry of NLRB Activity Highlighted by Board’s Reversal of Browning-Ferris and Return to Prior Longstanding Joint Employer Standard Requiring Company to Exercise Direct and Immediate Control Over Workers

USA - December 15 2017 The National Labor Relations Board, composed of a Republican majority for the first time in more than ten years, acted quickly to reverse the

Class Actions: Maximum Wage and Hour and Other Developments

USA - December 11 2017 Any entity with a sizable hourly workforce is a potential target for class action lawsuits, especially those that do business in California. Many in

Lyfting TNCs and On-DemandSharing Economy Companies Out of the Misclassification Abyss By Mandating Workplace Insurance in Driver Contracts

USA - December 11 2017 Unlike traditional motor carriers that transport cargo, many Transportation Networking Companies (TNCs), e.g., Uber and Lyft, and similar

ELD Zero-Hour is Nearing, May Lay Traps for the Unwary

USA - December 11 2017 Many outside of over-the-road motor carriers are taking notice of the looming Electronic Logging Device Mandate (ELD Mandate). We are seeing raised