Transportation Brief: Spotlight on Employment Law Practice Area
January 21, 2019
The cover article of this issue of The Transportation Brief addresses restrictive covenants and the uncertainty surrounding these unique contractual arrangements. Scopelitis attorneys work hard to craft employment agreements tailored to the needs of clients, with careful consideration of the evolving enforcement rules in this area.
The Firm’s Employment Law Practice Area strives to help companies strike a balance between harmonious employee relationships and critical business needs. This practice team focuses on a wide range of employment issues, including but not limited to the following: drafting personnel policies and handbooks; developing compensation programs; defending employers in administrative filings before the Department of Labor and the EEOC; handling all aspects of employment discrimination litigation; assisting in employment investigations; advising on terminations; and negotiating severance arrangements.
Scopelitis’ Transportation Brief® is intended as a report to our clients and friends on developments affecting the transportation industry. The published material does not constitute an exhaustive legal study and should not be regarded or relied upon as individual legal advice or opinion.
Transportation Brief: Non-compete Agreement Considerations
by David D. RobinsonPerhaps no other form of contract so frequently causes the relevant parties to huddle with their attorneys and ask the question, “Is this thing enforceable?” Read more from our attorneys.
Transportation Brief: Per Diem Plan – Is Now the Time?
by Steven A. PletcherEstablishing a per diem program is not overly complicated, but motor carriers should be mindful when implementing a per diem plan to ensure compliance with the IRS “accountable plan” rules. Read more from our attorneys.
Transportation Brief: U.S. EPA Enforcement of California Air Resources Board (CARB) Regulations Outside of California
by Kelli M. Block , Nathaniel G. SaylorIf your company hires or dispatches heavy-duty trucks to operate in California various CARB regulations may apply to your operations. Read more from our attorneys.
Transportation Brief: Plaintiffs’ Bar Restless on Sleeper Berth Claims
by James A. EckhartTwo recent cases will be of interest for motor carriers whose drivers use sleeper berth equipment. Read more from our attorneys.
Transportation Brief: Beware Your State Minimum Wage Increases for 2019
by Donald J. VogelWith a new year inevitably comes new laws. Many of these laws affect employee compensation, expense reimbursement, and a whole host of other benefits and employment issues. Read more from our attorneys.
- On the Road
Scopelitis attorneys are often invited to participate in meetings with transportation industry leaders. Learn more about their trips this quarter.
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