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    New York Partner Richard Reibstein Quoted in Law360 on Third Circuit Court Decision Limiting the Scope of Preemption Under the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act

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    Richard Reibstein, a Partner in Locke Lord’s Labor and Employment Practice in New York and Co-Chair of the Firm’s Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance Practice, was quoted in Law360 examining the implications of a recent circuit court ruling citing federal law does not preempt New Jersey's standard for distinguishing between employees and independent contractors. Reibstein says the decision in Bedoya v. American Eagle Express is “not groundbreaking,” but by limiting the applicability of the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act in similar cases, “may nonetheless bury most arguments by transportation companies that state ABC independent contractor tests are preempted by the federal transportation deregulation laws.”

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