Posted onAuthorRobert R. WilliamsComments Off on Impact of judges on transport: mid-year review
By Linda Chiem (July 8, 2022, 5:47 p.m. EDT) – The U.S. Supreme Court has narrowed the scope of a federal arbitration law exclusion for interstate transportation workers, but ignored demands from commercial trucking and airline industries to clarify what they contend are conflicting state and federal regulations governing their operations on the West Coast.
The rulings left transportation companies that do business across state lines struggling with murkier rules governing their employment contracts and agreements and sorting out how to avoid further legal potholes.
Here, Law360 highlights some notable High Court developments so far this year that have impacted the transport industry.
Air cargo shippers exempted from arbitration
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