When a person decides to start a business, there are many things to consider. They may think about where to build their business, what types of items to sell and how many employees they will need to hire. However, before deciding on the details, it’s important to...
Addressing Maritime and Business Law Issues Since 1989
Month: May 2023
Navigating union and labor disputes in the maritime industry
Operating a maritime business can be complicated. With supply chain problems, weather-related challenges, worldwide obstacles and other issues, it can be difficult to handle everything efficiently. One concern that has been ongoing is union and labor disputes....
Understanding claims under the Jones Act and LHWCA
There are two main regulations that address maritime issues in the United States. They are the Jones Act and the Longshoremen’s and Harbor Workers’ Compensation Act (LHWCA). Maritime workers may file claims under both. Regulations The Jones Act requires that all goods...