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January 2019 – Beth R. Myers interviewed by MLW on U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira

Massachusetts Lawyers Weekly interviewed Beth R. Myers in connection with the U.S. Supreme Court’s recent decision in New Prime Inc. v. Oliveira, which held that §1 of the Federal Arbitration Act, which exempts “contracts of employment” of certain transportation workers from the act’s coverage, applied to a driver’s contract with an interstate trucking company under which he was labeled an “independent contractor.” The decision in New Prime affirmed a decision by the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.  Click here for the full article.

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“When you have justices who are strict constructionists, who analyze legal questions in that way, sometimes it forces them to come out with a decision that is contrary to what everyone expects.”

— Beth R. Myers, Boston