Law Alert: Impact of New Tax Bill on Motor Carriers
Read Scopelitis' take on the impact of new tax bill on motor carriers
The Transportation Brief®: A Quarterly Newsletter of Legal News, Autumn 2017
In this issue:
News from Scopelitis: Scopelitis Named to 2018 BTI Best Law Firms List
• Unassigned Miles and Managing AOBRD and ELD Data
• FMCSA Exemptions to the ELD Mandate
• AOBRD v. ELD
• ELDs Present Unique Opportunities and Challenges for Shippers and Intermediaries
• Spotlight on Regulatory Compliance Practice Area's ELD Review and Audits
• Scopelitis Attorneys On the Road
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary has been named to BTI’s 2018 Client Service A-Team Report.
Law Alert: DOT Adds Four Semi-Synthetic Opioids to Its Industry Drug Testing Panel
Read Scopelitis' take on the DOT's Final Rule on four semi-synthetic opioids being added to its drug testing panel for DOT-regulated industries.
News from Scopelitis: Scopelitis Named to 2018 U.S. News Best Law Firms List
Scopelitis, Garvin, Light, Hanson & Feary has been named to U.S. News & World Report “Best Law Firms” list for the fourth consecutive year.
News from Scopelitis: Trucking Industry Defense Association (TIDA) Re-Elects Scopelitis Partner Mike Langford
TIDA announced that Scopelitis Partner Mike Langford has been re-elected to the TIDA Board of Directors and will serve on the executive committee as treasurer.
Scopelitis Legislative News - October 2017
Trends covered in this issue:
Transportation Law Alert: California Bars Inquiries Into Applicants’ Salary History
• States Prepare for 2018 Sessions
• The Emerging Economy Continues to Impact Legislatures
• IC Certification Procedures on the Rise?
• Appropriations for the Department of Transportation Advances in the House
• FMCSA Administrator Nomination Announced
• Joint Employer Clarification Bill Advances
• Autonomous Vehicle Bills Advance
Read Scopelitis' take on California law prohibiting employers from seeking salary history information from applicants for employment.
Scopelitis in the News: "CSA Study and Next Steps." September 2017 Logistics Carrier Journal, A Monthly Publication of TIA
Scopelitis Attorneys Nathaniel Saylor and Brandon Wiseman offer a summary of FMCSA's study of the CSA Program.
News from Scopelitis: American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA) Elects Scopelitis Partner Mike Langford as Vice Chair
The American College of Transportation Attorneys (ACTA) announced that Scopelitis Partner Mike Langford has been elected vice chair effective August 18, 2017.
Law Alert: Permanent Injunction Issued on DOL’s Overtime Rule
Read more on Scopelitis' take on a Texas judge's final order rejecting the U.S. Department of Labor’s attempt to raise the salary level for “white collar” exemptions from overtime.
Scopelitis in the News: "Hanjin Bankruptcy Led to Heavy Losses, Write-Offs." August 24, 2017, Transport Topics.
Scopelitis Partner Craig Helmreich talks about Hanjin Shipping Co.'s bankruptcy with Transport Topics.
Scopelitis in the News: "Tech firms see big tech opportunity in freight apps." August 19, 2017, Indianapolis Business Journal (IBJ)
Scopelitis President & Managing Partner Greg Feary on tech innovation in the freight industry.
Scopelitis in the News: "Plaintiffs to appeal loss in bid to restrict use of license info." August 9, 2017, Indiana Lawyer.
Scopelitis Partner Mike Langford on Whitaker v. Appriss Inc., 3:13-cv-826 in Indiana Lawyer.
Scopelitis in the News: "Trucking industry report was inaccurate." July 2, 2017, IndyStar
Scopelitis President and Managing Partner Greg Feary on USA Today's "Rigged" series.