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FMCSA Announces New, Tougher Rules for Unsafe Trucking Companies

As we discussed at the time, in November the National Transportation Safety Board furiously dressed down the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration for missing or ignoring obvious warning signs before catastrophic accidents. Leaders called for an investigation into whether the FMCSA had allowed commercial trucking and intercity bus companies to continue operating despite numerous safety…

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California’s Family & Medical Leave Act Strengthened

On September 24, 2013, California Governor Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 770 into law. This new law expands the existing California’s Paid Family Leave program, the State’s version of the Federal Family & Medical Leave Act, allowing workers to receive benefits while caring for a seriously ill parent, child, spouse, or registered domestic partner, and…

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