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The Transportation Brief

  • Autumn 2016 Vol. 23 No. 4
    • The Scopelitis Law Firm Launches New Consulting Business – Scopelitis Transportation Consulting, LLC
    • 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 Firm has filed an Amicus Curiae brief on behalf of the TIDA, supporting the position that the appellate court incorrectly determined that motor carrier can be independently liable for failing to instruct a truck driver to cease driving during inclement weather
    • The California Air Resources Board (CARB) has increased its focus on audits and enforcement
    • FIFRA liability issues
    • Although claim filing deadline has passed, many issues still remain in Hanjin bankruptcy
  • Summer 2016 Vol. 23 No .3
    • 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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