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The Transportation Brief

  • The Transportation Brief: A quarterly newsletter of legal news for the clients and friends -- Winter 2017, Vol. 24, No. 1
    In this issue:
    • 2017 Industry News & Insights
    • Warehouse Claims - How to Respond, Defend, Settle
    • First Circuit Deals Blow to Hair Testing
    • Ohio Commercial Activity Tax Audits on the Rise
  • The Transportation Brief: A quarterly newsletter of legal news for the clients and friends -- Autumn 2016 Vol. 23 No. 4
    In this issue:
    • The Scopelitis Law Firm Launches New Consulting Business
    • Protecting IC Status Requires More Than a Well-Drafted Contract
    • EPA Enforcement of California Clean Air Rules Knows No (State) Boundaries
    • Gearing up for the Impending ELD Mandate
  • The Transportation Brief: A quarterly newsletter of legal news for the clients and friends -- Summer 2016 Vol. 23 No .3
    In this issue:
    • California Trucking Association Challenges State Misclassification Claims
    • 7th Circuit Sides with NLRB on Class Arbitration Waivers Creating Circuit Split
    • ELDs — To Charge or Not to Charge?
    • New Salary Threshold for Exempt Workers
    • Compliance with the FDA Rule on Sanitary Transportation of Human and Animal Food
    • Chicago Minimum Wage and Paid Sick Leave Ordinance
    • Defend Trade Secrets Act of 2016 affords additional protection to trade secrets
  • Spring 2016 Vol. 23 No. 2
    • Global Expansion of Bribery Law Enforcement Tests Transportation and Logistics Links in the Supply Chain
    • Sanitary Food Transportation Rules — Do Your Contracts Protect Your Company’s Interests?
    • FMCSA Proposes Sweeping Changes to Carrier Safety Ratings
    • Congress Moves Forward with For-Hire Delivery by Drone in FAA Reauthorization Legislation
    • U.S. Department of Labor Misclassification Initiatives Inspire State Unemployment Tax Audits
    • FMCSA Regulated Entities to Establish FMCSA Portal Accounts
    • Companies with California-Based Operations Face Increase in Audits Conducted by Workers’ Compensation Insurers
  • Winter 2016 Vol. 23 No. 1
    • Highway Bill Holds FMCSA’s Feet to the Fire on CSA Data Use
    • Despite Privatization, CSA Scores Remain Critical to Due Diligence
    • FAST Act May Support Inadmissibility of CSA Data
    • Impact of Recent Developments on Carrier Selection Decisions
    • The Ever Changing Legal Landscape of Drones
    • Submitting Comments On Recent Safety Fitness Determination Proposed Rule
  • Autumn 2015 Vol. 22 No. 3
    • Grassroots Efforts are Critical to Legislative Success or Failure
    • National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Expands Scope of Joint Employer Status Under National Labor Relations Act (NLRA)
    • Potential Effort to Expand Joint Employment Under OSHA
    • Carriers’ Charge-Back Practices Drawing the Attention of Plaintiffs’ Bar
    • U.S. Department of Labor’s New Interpretation Broadens Its Attack on Misclassification of Independent Contractors
    • U.S. Department of Labor issues updated forms
    • The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has increased its focus on audits and enforcement
  • Summer 2015 Vol. 22 No. 2
    • Opening of Mexican Border is Unlikelyto Alleviate Driver Shortage
    • Immigration Programs No “Silver Bullet” for Driver Shortage
    • The New Tool in the FMCSA’S Tool Box
    • Multiple DOT Numbers?
    • Scopelitis Expands Global Footprint
  • Spring 2015 Vol. 22 No. 1
    • Emerging Transportation Issues in the Sharing Economy
    • States Should Reform Laws on Seatbelt Non-Admissibility
    • Surviving Government Enforcement Actions
    • Don’t Let Tax Turtles Creep Into Your Per Diem Plan
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