Law Alert: Western States Trucking Association's FAAAA Preemption Argument Dismissed by California District Court
On March 29, the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California held that the FAAAA does not preempt the application of the Dynamex ABC Test to a motor carrier for purposes of determining whether owner-operators are considered employees under California’s Wage Orders. Read more on what this ruling means for the transportation industry.
Law Alert: Idaho and Other States Dig In Their Heels on Interstate Hemp Transportation
More from Scopelitis on the Big Sky Scientific, LLC v. Idaho State Police case involving shipments of hemp that pass through their borders.
Law Alert: NLRB Re-Focuses Its Independent Contractor Test
More on The National Labor Relations Board determination that van drivers franchised with SuperShuttle DFW, Inc., were properly classified as independent contractors rather than employees. Ion organizing or other concerted activity exists.
Law Alert: Unemployment Tax IC Status Decision Q.D.-A., Inc. v. Indiana Dept. of Workforce Development
The Indiana Supreme Court issued a unanimous opinion in Q.D.-A., Inc. v. Indiana Department of Workforce Development. Read insight from Scopelitis attorneys.
Law Alert: U.S. Supreme Court Unanimously Declares Owner-Operators Exempt from the Federal Arbitration Act
Read more from Scopelitis on the U.S. Supreme Court opinion in New Prime, Inc. v. Oliveira.
Law Alert: California Joint and Several Motor Carrier List
Pursuant to the statutory “publication” requirement under CA Labor Code §2810.4 a list of motor carriers that have outstanding California Department of Labor Standards Enforcement wage and hour liabilities has been published. Read more.