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Driver Abandons Trailer On Interstate. After Termination, Court Reinstates Driver With Back Pay. How So?

Thanks to Benjamin D. Briggs, Adam R. Young and Craig B. Simonsen of Seyfarth Shaw for allowing us to share this informative trucking employment law post.  I’m sure that everyone in the Nevada Trucking Law community will find it very interesting. Seyfarth Synopsis: The Tenth Circuit held that a trucking company unlawfully retaliated against a […]

Whistleblowers Need Attention Too

OSHA takes the safety, health and security of truck drivers seriously.  In fact, drivers and other motor carrier employees are protected from retaliation for reporting certain on‑the‑job commercial motor vehicle safety, health or security concerns.  These whistleblower protections were granted under the Surface Transportation Assistance Act, 49 U.S.C. Section 31105. While whistleblower suits are rarely successful, they are […]