News & Insights
Roanoke Trade is delighted to participate as a platinum sponsor at the 2016 NCBFAA conference taking place April 17th – April 21st, 2016 in Tucson, Arizona! Be sure to stop by and visit us at our booth and outdoor hospitality area. We hope to see you there!
Roanoke’s Jason Odgers will be attending the 2016 Global Logistics Associates (GLA) Annual General Meeting in Atlanta, Georgia from April 10 – 12, 2016. Jason will also be speaking on the upcoming Verified Gross Mass (VGM) requirement which has been added to the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS) convention. His presentation will also cover potential […]
We are pleased to announce the promotion of Erin Boll to Marine Manager of our Chicago, Illinois office. Erin’s team serves our Chicago, Boston, Baltimore and New York area clients. Erin started her career at Roanoke in 2005, as a Property & Casualty Insurance technical assistant. She then moved into an Errors & Omissions Insurance […]
The Department of Labor’s Wage and Hour Division (WHD) over the last couple of years has issued clarification guidance on several occasions on joint employment under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). The newest guidance on January 20, 2016 stressed the broad definition of “employment” under the FLSA and the agency’s belief that many workers […]
Loading docks present a number of significant risks, not at all surprising when considering the volume of traffic that takes place at these locations, as well as the variety of personnel who are required to work in the area. As there are too many hazards to address in one article, the following focuses on slips […]
On July 14, 2015, the United States, United Kingdom, France, Russia, China and Germany reached a historic nuclear non-proliferation agreement with Iran called the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action JCPOA). As a result, comprehensive international sanctions restricting dealings with Iran and Iranian entities were substantially eased. The lifting of sanctions was primarily “secondary” and applicable […]