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Restoring Decades-Old Precedent, the DOL Blows the Whistle on Fordham's "Fundamental Error"

by Littler on

On Friday, September 30, 2016, U.S. Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) Administrative Review Board (ARB) issued its highly anticipated decision in Palmer v. Illinois Central Railroad Company, ARB No. 16-035 (2016), correcting its...more

Tenth Circuit Orders Truck Driver Who Abandoned Trailer on Interstate Highway to be Reinstated with Backpay

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

Seyfarth Synopsis: The Tenth Circuit held that a trucking company unlawfully retaliated against a truck driver after he abandoned a trailer on a public highway, finding that his actions constituted a protected refusal to...more

Airline Industry Alert: FAA Does Not Recommend Routine Psychological Testing for Pilots

by FordHarrison on

On June 9, 2016, the FAA announced specific actions that it will take, in conjunction with airlines and pilots' unions, concerning pilots' mental health in response to the Malaysia Flight 370 and Germanwings Flight 9525...more

Fourth Circuit Rejects Motor Carrier's Defense in Refusing to Hire Driver Diagnosed with Narcolepsy

The Americans with Disabilities Act prohibits employers from refusing to hire qualified individuals with a disability on the basis of their condition, if they can perform the essential functions of the job with or without...more

Get your student pilot certificate and commercial drone operator certificate sooner rather than later

As of April 1 individuals seeking their student pilot certificate must wait until the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) background checks are completed before receiving the certification, whereas prior to the...more

OSHA and FAA Sign Agreement on Protecting Airline Workers from Retaliation

by Seyfarth Shaw LLP on

The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently completed a Memorandum of Understanding (December 1, 2015), which will permit the sharing of information under...more

Uber’s ADA Conundrum

by LeClairRyan on

When you think of Uber (or similar companies like Lyft and Sidecar) you probably think of a transportation company. You request a ride on the company’s app and a driver (in his own vehicle) picks you up. The nature of the...more

Could The SEC Ask Airlines To Produce Data On Delayed And Canceled Flights?

by Allen Matkins on

The following story is fiction.   It was imagined following the SEC’s recently settled action against KBR, Inc. Airlines were caught completely off guard yesterday by SEC letters asking that they produce five years of...more

Federal Air Marshal Could Proceed With Whistleblower Lawsuit

Robert J. MacLean became a federal air marshal for the TSA in 2001. In that role, MacLean was assigned to protect passenger flights from potential hijackings. In July 2003, the Department of Homeland Security issued a...more

InterConnect - Winter/Spring 2015

by Benesch on

In this Issue: - Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Employers Must Walk a Narrow Path to Comply with DOT and EEOC Directives - New FDA Guidance for 3PLs on License Reporting Under the DSCSA - Moving Ahead in...more

Lift Off for Commercial Drone Regulations

by Goulston & Storrs PC on

Drones are everywhere. Technological innovations have created countless commercial opportunities for drones, also known as unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs). Until recently, however, the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA)...more

FAA Denies EPIC Petition Requesting Public Rulemaking To Address Privacy Concerns Posed By Drones; Cites Ongoing Rulemaking...

by King & Spalding on

The Federal Aviation Administration (“FAA”) has denied a petition submitted by the Electronic Privacy Information Center (“EPIC”) to initiate a public rulemaking to address the “threat to privacy and civil liberties that will...more

Air Marshal Whistleblower v. TSA: Supreme Court to Blow Final Whistle

by BakerHostetler on

On July 25, 2014, the U.S. Government will submit its opening brief to the Supreme Court in the decade-long battle that began when the Transportation Security Administration (“TSA”) terminated former air marshal-turned...more

Additional Exhaustion of Administrative Remedies Requirements for Industries Governed by Federal Transportation Laws

by Snell & Wilmer on

The requirement for an employee to exhaust administrative remedies may go beyond filing a charge with the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (“EEOC”) and state employment agencies. Industry-specific exhaustion...more

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