Entries by Doug Grawe

The Grawe Gazette – Protecting Independent Contractor Freedoms

The Grawe Gazette – General Counsel Protecting Independent Contractor Freedoms By The Grawe Group, LLC, September 2021 Staying in the fight This week we submitted an amicus brief on behalf of the Minnesota Trucking Association to the U.S. Supreme Court in the California Trucking Association’s battle against AB5. We were proud to team up with […]

The Grawe Gazette – Quick Hits

The Grawe Gazette – General Counsel Quick Hits By The Grawe Group, LLC, August 2021 $1 Billion This week a Florida jury awarded the parents of a teenager killed in a truck accident $100 million in compensatory damages and $900 million in punitive damages. The news reports suggest the trucking companies did not defend themselves, […]

Grawe Gazette – Driver Retention

The Grawe Gazette – Executive Leadership Driver Retention By The Grawe Group, LLC, August 2021 No challenge in trucking gets more attention today than driver recruiting and retention. To varying degrees, everyone in the industry is impacted by it. As an industry we can meet the challenge, but we must approach it differently. What we […]

Labor & Employment Quick Hits…

The Grawe Gazette – General Counsel Labor & Employment Quick Hits By The Grawe Group, LLC, July 2021 A few quick hits from the labor & employment front for trucking and logistics companies… Independent Contractor Status: The AB5 fight continues. Cal Cartage and the California Trucking Association are each challenging California’s AB5 to the U.S. […]

Quick Hits…

The Grawe Gazette – General Counsel Holiday Weekend Quick Hits By The Grawe Group, LLC, May 2021 A few quick hits before you enjoy the long holiday weekend… Independent Contractor Status: The fight over California’s AB5 is not over. Cal Cartage and the California Trucking Association each have litigation ongoing against the state. Cal Cartage […]

California AB5 Litigation Update

The Grawe Gazette – General Counsel California AB5 Litigation By The Grawe Group, LLC, May 2021 Last week news broke of the 3-judge panel of the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals lifting the injunction against California’s enforcement of AB5 and its version the ABC test. The California Trucking Association is attempting to cut off California’s […]

Influencing Public Policy

The Grawe Gazette – General Counsel Influencing Public Policy & the new Grawe Pod By The Grawe Group, LLC, April 2021 We have a podcast – The Grawe Pod! In some of our newsletters recently, we have talked about legislation and rulemaking going on right now impacting the transportation industry. In our first podcast episode […]

No Surprise Financials

The Grawe Gazette – Executive Leadership No Surprise Financials The Grawe Group, LLC, April 2021 Do you love surprises? When it comes to your business financial results, we suspect not.  The combination of your daily, weekly, and monthly metrics, along with a proper financial reporting system, should eliminate most of the element of surprise when […]

The Grawe Gazette – Better Reporting for Faster Results

The Grawe Gazette – Executive Management Better Reporting for Faster Results The Grawe Group, LLC, April 2021 Formerly as in-house executive leaders, and now as advisors to carriers and brokers we see the power of meaningful operating reporting versus the drain of reporting that is too complicated, too basic, too misleading, too late, or some […]

The PRO Act is Back…Senate will decide its fate

The Grawe Gazette – General Counsel The PRO Act is Back By Doug Grawe, The Grawe Group, LLC, March 2021 Today the U.S. House passed the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (PRO Act). Like most legislation the spirit of some of it may be admirable. It is safe to say though it is a […]