employee misclassification

Federal court says fleet’s drivers are employees, not contractors in Calif. ruling

| June 17, 2014

An appeals court June 16 ruled that drivers working for Georgia-based carrier Affinity Logistics — but working in California — were not independent contractors, as the fleet argued, but were employees, due to the control ...

Federal, state governments review owner-operator status

Jill Dunn | March 02, 2012

Federal and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.

Misclassification stakes high

| August 27, 2010

A long erosion of the traditional owner-operator model has taken place.

Obama budget eyes employee-contractor issue

| March 02, 2010

In recent years, governmental agencies and courts have tried to decide if workers are employees or independent contractors. Now a provision in President Obama’s 2011 federal budget request targets the issue.   Obama wants $25 million for ...

Obama budget eyes employee-contractor issue

Jill Dunn | March 01, 2010

Governmental bodies often eye the construction industry for misclassification, but the trucking business also draws examination.

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