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Financial Risks Unique to California

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Financial Risks Unique to California

The trade press has recently reported that the California Air Resources Board (CARB) has fined Anheuser Busch $500,000 for violating air quality regulations.

Last year, CARB fined two major Midwest based transportation brokers $100,000 and $52,250 for recordkeeping violations associated with CARB's Truck and Bus Rule.

California has also passed a law which went into effect on January 1, 2019 that anyone hiring a port drayage motor carrier needs to understand and follow. The gist of the law is that the California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement (DLSE) is to post on its website a list of port drayage carriers with outstanding judgments for wage violations. Anyone who hires a carrier whose name is on the list becomes jointly and severally liable for the unpaid wages and other damages or penalties.  It is a law which is easy to follow…but only if you know about it.

California’s unique financial risks are just one of the many topics that will be covered at this year’s Minnesota TIA Regional Seminar on August 1-2, 2019.

Other topics to be covered include: 

  • FSMA – the Food Safety Modernization Act: how to comply with the new regulations governing food shipments.
  • Update on vicarious liability for highway accidents
  • How to eliminate the risk of late payment penalties
  • How to minimize the exposure of paying freight charges twice for the same shipment. 

The ultimate goal of the course is to show you how to use this knowledge in your day to day activities to minimize and avoid risk.

As TIA President and CEO Robert Voltmann has said, "These seminars are designed for non-lawyers to help keep you out of trouble. Everyone involved in the 3PL industry should attend this seminar."

Even if you've attended Brent's Transportation, Logistics and the Law seminar in the past, you won't want to miss this course with valuable AND current information. 


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