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Chris Henry Thursday, December 12, 2019

Commentary: Court rules ADA inapplicable where employer believes applicant may develop impairment in future

R. Eddie Wayland, TCA Legal Counsel Employers may be well aware of the application of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in situations where an employee or applicant is “disabled” as that term is defined under the ADA. What about a situation in which an employer purportedly discriminates against an applicant because the employer believes […]

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Chris Henry Thursday, November 21, 2019

Commentary: National Labor Relations Act further develops new approach to employer workplace rules

R. Eddie Wayland, TCA Legal Counsel We have previously discussed the Boeing decision of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In that decision, the NLRB changed its approach to determining whether an employer’s workplace rule violates the National Labor Relations Act (NLRA).  Before Boeing, an employer’s workplace rule would be struck down if it “could […]

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Chris Henry Friday, November 8, 2019

Commentary: National Labor Relations Board further empowers employers to restrict union access to employer property

R. Eddie Wayland, TCA Legal Counsel In a recent Legal Comment article, we discussed how the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) went back to following a rule established by the United States Supreme Court, holding that an employer can bar any nonemployee from soliciting its employees, including union organizers, so long as they bar all […]

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FreightWaves Staff Saturday, April 13, 2019

Down Under Trucking: spate of horror crashes; law reform; commercial truck sales

Down Under Trucking: a weekly round-up of trucking news from Australia. The country has been struck by a spate of horrible crashes of trucks with multiple trailers have rolled over. On the corporate side, a major trucking-related hostile takeover has broken out. Politicians in Queensland are seeking to modify the Heavy Vehicle National Law and, on the commercial front, truck sales appear to be coming off the boil from last year’s red-hot market.

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