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 and state entities increasingly are questioning if owner-operators should be regarded as employees for tax purposes.
A long erosion of the traditional owner-operator model has taken place.
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 ...
Governmental bodies often eye the construction industry for misclassification, but the trucking business also draws examination.
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