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White Paper: Labor Law Issues In Deciding To Automate Mass Transit Operations
Fisher Phillip's Autonomous Vehicles Group published a white paper that takes a deep dive into the various labor law issues that stand to arise when transit employers
United States
12 Sep 2019
Autonomous Vehicles Threaten OEM Trade Secrets
As vehicles become increasingly automated, new technology is giving rise to new partnerships.
United States
7 Mar 2019
Service Animals, Assistance Animals, Comfort Animals—And The Occasional Miniature Horse
Given the menagerie of terms, it is easy to see why some business owners are quite confused about what to do when they are asked to permit an animal in their places of business.
United States
6 Feb 2019
Los Angeles Attorney Reviews Employer Liability For Autonomous Vehicle Use
In her bylined article for Autonomous Vehicle Technology titled "The liability hot potato: who's to blame in the age of autonomous vehicles?,"
United States
25 Jan 2019
Fisher Phillips Attorney Explores The Intersection Of Maritime And Employment Law
The intersection of our nation's maritime law with our employment law is a unique one. Unlike most U.S. business and industry employers ...
United States
28 Nov 2018
Business Use Of E-Scooters Presents New Challenges For Employers
Eric Lazzari needed to get across downtown for a meeting and decided to use an electric scooter, according to The Denver Post. He knew the law, and was properly operating the e-scooter on the sidewalk
United States
14 Nov 2018
Autonomous Vehicles: The Impacts Are Huge, But How Quickly Will They Be Adopted?
Over a century ago, in 1898, urban planners from around the world met in New York City to discuss urban transportation.
United States
23 Oct 2018
8 Tips To Prevent Autonomous Vehicle Cyber Breach Liability
Mike Greco authored the article "8 Tips to Prevent Autonomous Vehicle Cyber Breach Liability" published in Automotive iQ.
United States
27 Jun 2018
Does Federal Wage Decision Bring A Sea Change To Offshore Operations?
A recent federal court decision may bring about a new wave of overtime claims by offshore workers, particularly those working within the territorial waters of Louisiana...
United States
10 May 2017
Are Corporate Travel Programs Learning To Love The Sharing Economy?
Not so long ago, corporate travel managers (no doubt encouraged by anxious lawyers) discouraged employees from using ride- and accommodation-sharing services such as Uber, Lyft, or Airbnb for business travel.
United States
14 Mar 2017
Out With The New And In With The Old? One City Struggles To Accept The Gig Economy
Philadelphia, our nation's fifth largest city – aptly nicknamed The City of Brotherly Love – just couldn't decide whether it wanted to embrace the ride-sharing sector of the gig economy.
United States
22 Nov 2016
Avoid Uber-Liability By Restricting Ridesharing Services On Campus
An increasing number of students and parents are abandoning yellow school buses and parent carpools for ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft.
United States
6 Oct 2016
Massachusetts Adopts Background Check System For Rideshare Companies
Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker signed into law a bill governing gig economy rideshare companies such as Uber and Lyft which implements a novel new background check system, among other things.
United States
11 Aug 2016
Should You Add Monitoring Devices To Your Company Vehicles?
Highway accidents remain the leading cause of work-related deaths and also carry tremendous personal, social and economic costs.
United States
15 Jun 2016
Creating A Safety-Conscious Culture Where The Rubber Meets The Road
Traffic accidents are the number one killer of employees in the United States. There is a vehicle crash every 2.5 seconds, a vehicle-related injury every 19 seconds, and a vehicle-related fatality every 11 minutes.
United States
9 Mar 2016
Employers: Prepare To Enter The "Drone Zone"
Like it or not, drones are becoming an ever-present part of modern life.
United States
10 Nov 2015
We've Got Our Eyes On You: Monitoring Devices In Vehicles
Highway accidents remain the leading cause of work-related deaths, and also carry tremendous personal, social, and economic costs.
United States
9 Nov 2015
Unions Are Poised To Make Gains In South's Auto Industry
Employers working for foreign-based automotive manufacturers in the 13 right-to-work states throughout the South should consider preparing for what may become a protracted battle over industry unionization.
United States
3 Feb 2015
Whistleblower Protection Extends To Federal Workers Who Violate Agency Regulations
Today the U.S. Supreme Court held that an agent of the Transportation Security Administration who disclosed information that was prohibited by TSA regulations, was nonetheless protected under the Whistleblower Protection Act.
United States
2 Feb 2015
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