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Research Reveals Gender Bias and Harassment are Still Major Concerns for Trucking Industry

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The Women in Trucking Association recently released their findings from a survey they conducted among female truck drivers. Titled, “Addressing Gender Bias and Harassment in the Trucking Industry,” this report reveals the extent to which female drivers report instances of abuse and harassment in the workplace.  The findings of this report suggest that the trucking

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Menards’ Employee Arbitration Agreement is Rejected as “Illusory” by Missouri Court of Appeals

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The Missouri Court of Appeals for the Western District recently handed down a ruling that has broader implications for employers who utilize arbitration agreements in their employment contracts. In the case of Telissah Johnson v. Menard, Inc. (No WD 84138), the Court ruled the employer’s arbitration agreement was not enforceable because it included “illusory promises”

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Proactive Litigation Strategy Proves Effective For Defense in Crash Case

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There is a long list of factors that a legal defense team must consider before developing its strategy. An emerging factor is the trend of massive personal injury plaintiff payouts from truck accidents in recent years. As trucking companies and their defense teams search for new or creative ways to prevent multimillion-dollar “nuclear” verdicts, various

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