Scopelitis in the News: "Trucking Industry Raises Alarms on California Gig Economy Legislation." September 12. 2019. The Wall Street Journal's Logistics Report.
Scopelitis President & Managing Partner Greg Feary quoted in The Wall Street Journal's Logistics Report on California's AB 5 Legislation and it's potential to undercut trucking’s independent-contractor model.
Law Alert: California ABC Test - Controversial AB 5 Moves to Governor
Scopelitis on the California legislature passing AB 5, which will impact many small businesses in California and will alter business relationships with many companies that work with those small businesses.
Scopelitis in the News: "Appeals Court Hears Oral Arguments in Idaho Hemp Case." August 29, 2019.
Scopelitis Partner Nathaniel Saylor in Transport Topics on the Idaho Big Sky hemp case.
Law Alert: New TSA Program Could Help Avoid Civil Penalties
The Scopelitis Air Cargo Team on TSA's new Action Plan Program.
Scopelitis in the News: "New Jersey Steps Up Efforts to Identify Misclassified Workers." August 20,2019. Transport Topics.
Scopelitis President and Managing Partner Greg Feary quoted in Transport Topics regarding the driver misclassification battlefront in New Jersey.
Law Alert: FMCSA's Proposes Significant Revisions to HOS Rules
Scopelitis attorneys on the FMCSA's highly-anticipated hours-of-service Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM).
The Transportation Brief®: A Quarterly Newsletter, Summer 2019
In this issue:
• Dynamex Weeds are Growing in the Garden State
• Canada's Final ELD Rule
• Options in a Hard Insurance Market
• Mergers & Acquisitions - Deal Failures in Hot Trucking Market
• Spotlight on Scopelitis' Taxation Practice - Federal Employment Tax IC Classification Portfolio
• Scopelitis Attorneys on the Road
• Scopelitis For the Record
Scopelitis in the News: "In Transit: Attorney Has Devoted His Career to Serving Transportation Needs." August 5, 2019. Detroit Legal News.
A Detroit Legal News feature on Scopelitis Attorney Fritz Damm's career, including his dedication to both his community and the transportation industry.
Scopelitis Labor & Employment News - August 2019
More insight from Scopelitis' L & E practice on action employers should take regarding the DOL opinion letter on sleeper berth time.
Scopelitis International News - July 2019
The latest from Scopelitis International Transportation & Logistics team, including TSA's Action Plan Program, the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA), Brexit, and annual compliance check-ups.
Law Alert: U.S. DOL Opinion: Sleeper Berth Time Spent Off Duty Is Not Compensable
An alert from Scopelitis' Labor & Employment team regarding the DOL's position on sleeper berth time.
Scopelitis in the News: Steven F. Stanaszak & Andrew R. Brehm, The Effective Rapid Response to an Accident: Relationships Matter, THE TRANSPORTATION LAWYER, July 2019.
Scopelitis Partner Steve Stanaszak and Attorney Andy Brehem on the relationship between a motor carrier, the motor carrier’s counsel, and the local authorities who must lead the investigation of a catastrophic accident in the feature article of the July 2019 Transportation Lawyer.
Scopelitis Labor & Employment News - July 2019
Scopelitis' L & E practice group on paid leave laws creating tension for transportation industry employers.
Scopelitis in the News: "Perspective: Putting Safety Above ‘Misclassification.'" July 8, 2019. Transport Topics.
An op-ed written by Washington, D.C.-based Scopelitis Partner Prasad Sharma on a recent effort in a state legislature that threatens to impede progress in trucking safety.
Scopelitis Legislative News - June 2019
Legislative updates from Scopelitis including FY 2020 Transportation Appropriation, infrastructure spending, autonomous vehicles, and portable benefit models and independent contractor status.
Scopelitis International News - June 2019
Updates from Scopelitis' International Transportation & Logistics Law team.
News from Scopelitis: Scopelitis Named a 2019 Top Workplace
For the fifth consecutive year, Scopelitis has been recognized on The Indianapolis Star's list of Central Indiana's 2019 Top Workplaces.
Scopelitis in the News: "California Legislation to Codify ABC Employee-Contractor Test Gains Approval of State Assembly." June 5, 2019. Transport Topics.
Scopelitis President & Managing Partner Greg Feary in Transport Topics regarding legislation that has passed in California’s State Assembly that would mandate use of the “ABC test” and its potential effect on motor carriers' use of use independent contractors.
Scopelitis in the News: Trucking Seeks Exemption in Latest California Contractor Proposal, June 3, 2019. FreightWaves.
Scopelitis President & Managing Partner Greg Feary in FreightWaves regarding California's AB 5 legislation, which seeks to codify into law the so-called “ABC Test,” an assessment set forth in last year’s landmark Dynamex decision.
Law Alert: Dynamex Legislation Passes California Assembly
Scopelitis attorneys offer an update on the potential application of the Dynamex standard.