The Transportation Brief®: A Quarterly Newsletter, February 2021
Transportation Brief: Regulatory Outlook for the New Administration
by Shannon M. Cohen, Gregory M. Feary, Prasad SharmaThat elections have consequences is generally accepted, but agreement on what those consequences are is less universal. If the Biden administration’s early focus is undoing the regulatory actions of the Trump administration, what will the consequences be for trucking outside of the DOT?
- Transportation Brief: May My Company Require COVID-19 Vaccinations?
by Alaina C. Hawley, David D. RobinsonMore on what employers should consider when it comes to their approach to employee coronavirus vaccinations.
- Transportation Brief: A Bumpy Road for Arbitration Under the Biden Administration?
by Braden K. Core, Prasad SharmaWith a new administration taking control, there may be renewed focus on efforts to curtail the use of mandatory arbitration agreements. What can we expect?
- Transportation Brief: Coronavirus Paid Leave Expires (Mostly)
by A. Jack FinkleaMore than ever, employers must be mindful of their leave obligations. More on a few items to consider as they evaluate leave obligations.
- Transportation Brief: Shipping Contract Language Can Impact Broker Liability
by Thomas GonzalezThe Wisconsin Court of Appeals issued an opinion highlighting how contract language can increase liability exposure for cargo and property brokers when there is insufficient insurance coverage. Read more about the case reinforces the importance of scrutinizing contract language.
- Transportation Brief: Canadian ELD Mandate
by Timothy W. WisemanOn June 12, 2021, CMV drivers operating in Canada required to keep records of duty status will be required to have a certified ELD solution. Read more about when the first approved Canadian ELD will be available and how Scopelitis is actively engaging with industry stakeholders and Transport Canada to advocate for carriers.
- Transportation Brief: Spotlight on Expansion of Scopelitis’ Milwaukee Office
Thomas Gonzalez, Mary Beth Hughes, Margaret M. Krei, Michael McFarlaneThe Firm recently announced the addition of four attorneys who bring extensive experience in transportation law – one in accident litigation and the others in workers’ compensation defense.
- Transportation Brief: For the Record, Winter 2021
E. Ashley PaynterWe are pleased to announce that Ashley Paynter, a Partner in the Firm’s Indianapolis office, has passed the California Bar.
- 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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