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The Transportation Brief®

  • The Transportation Brief®: A quarterly newsletter of legal news for 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 of Scopelitis -- Summer 2017, Vol. 24, No. 3
                 In this issue:
                  • Best Practices for Structuring Lease-Purchase Programs
                  • Occupational Accident Coverage in the Gig Economy
                  • Arbitration with OwnerOperators Continues to Offer Promise and Peril
                  • The Burdens of Employing California Workers Continue to Grow
                  • Spotlight on Scopelitis’ Collaborative Economy/Emerging Technology Portfolio
                  • Scopelitis Attorneys on the Road    
  • The Transportation Brief®: A Quarterly Newsletter of Legal News for the Clients and Friends of Scopelitis -- Spring 2017, Vol. 24, No. 2
                  In this issue:
                  • FCPA Compliance Delay - What's the Risk?
                  • New FDA Rule - Are Your Documents in Order?
                  • Ninth Circuit Nixes Sleeper Berth Claim
                  • Graves Amendment Shields Lessor from Liability
                  • Uber's Recent Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Settlement Coudl Provide Lessons for Lease/Purchase Programs in Trucking
                  • Spotlight on Scopelitis Legislative Services
    • 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
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