Legal Updates in Logistics and Transportation Industry
Changes in Overtime Rules Are Coming – Are You Ready? David Ritter
In 2016, the U.S Department of Labor will be implementing final regulations that will dramatically impact every workforce in this country. These changes will make approximately 4.6 million more Americans eligible for overtime wages. Come to this session and learn what these changes mean and what you can do now to ensure your compliance with the new regulations.
Cargo Loss Claims Tim Abeska
Cargo loss claims present issues affecting shippers, carriers, and brokers. Tim will review the elements of cargo loss claims and defenses, contractual shifting of risk, and the requirements for submission and processing of claims.
Developments in FAAAA Preemption Matthew Barr
Does the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (“FAAAA”) preempt personal injury claims against brokers? Does the FAAAA’s exception for safety apply to personal injury claims? Come to this session to learn how recent decisions present opportunities and challenges for successful defense of motor carriers and brokers in personal injury actions.
Location: Barnes & Thornburg One North Wacker Drive Suite 4400 Chicago, IL 60606
Tuesday, April 12, 2016
Registration and Breakfast: 8:30 a.m. (Central) Program: 9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
2.0 CLE Credits Pending
2.0 HRCI Credits Pending
This program is offered compliments of Barnes & Thornburg LLP's Logistics and Transportation Practice Group