News & Insights
- Restrictions on Use of HOS Restart to Remain Suspended
- FMCSA removes CSA data from public view in face of FAST Act.
- Detailed Guidance Letter and Tips-Driver Coercion Rule
- Highway Bill Conference Agreement Summary
- FMCSA Publishes Final Rule on Driver Coercion
Labor Department’s Misclassification Guidance
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
- “Defining Disparate Treatment Under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act: Hall v. Nalco Co., What to Do When You are in a Class of Your Own,” 43 IND. L. REV. 207 (2009).
Scopelitis in the News: "Operational and Practical Considerations for the International Intermediary." September 2015, The Logistics Journal (TLJ)
Scopelitis Partners Nathaniel Saylor and Jake Fisher share insights with TLJ on international air freight forwarders, in order to practically tender cargo to many international air carriers, must become “endorsed agents” of the International Air Transport Association (“IATA”).
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
- American Trucking Associations Senior Vice President and General Counsel Joins Scopelitis Firm
- US DOL Releases IC Misclassification Guidance
- FAAAA Preempts MA IC Statute
- New Reporting Requirement for Certain Employee Benefit Plans
- DOL Seeks to Expand Overtime Eligibility
Scopelitis in the News: "International Logistics Operations—A Legal Primer" June 2015, The Logistics Journal (TLJ)
Scopelitis Partner Nathaniel Saylor shares insight with TLJ on the arrangement of transportation to and from the U.S. by U.S. based intermediaries.
Scopelitis in the News: Partner Nathaniel Saylor Talks to Transportation Intermediaries Association on a 2015 federal court case in Louisiana involving BASIC Scores in 3PL
VIDEO from TIA: BASIC Scores in 3PL Court Case
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
Scopelitis in the News: "Court Rejects Link Between BASIC Scores and Carrier Crash Risk" April 2015, The Logistics Journal (TLJ)
Scopelitis Partner Nathaniel Saylor shares insight with TLJ on a favorable ruling for the industry when the federal district court of Louisiana granted summary judgment in a broker’s favor on numerous claims alleging broker liability for a highway accident.
- New Jersey High Court Embraces ABC Test for IC Status