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February 1
2021

February 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

February 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 261) Notes from your Updater: President Biden has selected Boston Mayor Marty Walsh as the next Secretary of Labor. Judge Rodgers has selected the case of Christopher F. Causey (No. 3:19-cv-2108) as the bellwether case … Read full post…

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January 5
2021

January 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update

January 2021 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 260) Notes from your Updater: On December 7, 2020, the Office of Workers’ Compensation Programs announced that it is amending its regulations for the LHWCA and its extensions to require parties to file documents electronically, … Read full post…

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December 1
2020

December 2020 Longshore/Maritime Update

December 2020 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 259) Notes from your Updater: In our September 2020 Update we discussed the opinion of the panel of the Fifth Circuit in Sanchez v. Smart Fabricators of Texas, L.L.C., No. 19-20506 (5th Cir. Aug. 14, … Read full post…

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November 2
2020

November 2020 Longshore/Maritime Update

November 2020 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 258) Notes from your Updater: On October 2, 2020, the Supreme Court granted a writ of certiorari in BP P.L.C. v. Mayor and City Council Baltimore (No. 19-1189) (with Justice Alito not participating). The suit … Read full post…

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October 1
2020

October 2020 Longshore/Maritime Update

October 2020 Longshore/Maritime Update (No. 257) Notes from your Updater: The Department of Labor has announced the National Average Weekly Wage that will be applicable for the 12-month period beginning October 1, 2020.  The National Average Weekly Wage beginning on … Read full post…

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