Feb 14, 2024
— As IAM and other stakeholders await the release of the final required elements for all detention and demurrage invoices from the U.S. Federal Maritime Commission (FMC), we encourage members to review the current guidance, explained via this FMC webinar on how to submit challenges to detention and demurrage invoices.
Feb 1, 2024
— IAM is very pleased to report that yesterday, the U.S. Senate unanimously approved H.R. 1568, the Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act, legislation that will now require U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to remove sensitive manifest data for incoming shipments, prior to their sale to commercial interests.
Jan 22, 2024
— IAM is pleased to report that late last week, the U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 1568, the Moving Americans Privacy Protection Act, legislation that would require U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) to remove sensitive manifest data for incoming shipments, prior to their sale to commercial interests.
Jan 12, 2024
— Earlier this week, the Department of Labor finalized their pending Worker Classification Rules, which outlines factors employers must consider when determining whether or not their worker is a company employee, or may be classified as an independent contractor.U.S. Department of Labor - Worker Classification/Independent Contractor Rule Finalized
Nov 16, 2023
— This week, the FMCSA issued a final rule covering a range of property broker requirements related to financial surety, agency reporting and potential non-compliance penalties for property brokers and freight forwarders.
— This morning, the Trump Administration announced that community and minority owned lending institutions may begin processing PPP loan applications this Jan. 11. The program will initially reopen for first-time borrowers, and for second-time (aka "second draw") borrowers application processing to begin on Jan. 13.