independent contractor status

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 β€” but working in California β€” were not independent contractors, as the fleet argued, but were employees, due to the control ...

Connecticut truckers welcome owner-operator law

| July 17, 2013

A new Connecticut law dealing with independent contractor status is being embraced by owner-operator advocates.

Association promotes bill favorable to contractor status

| April 26, 2012

A bill favorable to independent contractor status for leased owner-operators in trucking is being advocated by the Messenger Courier Association of America.

Independent thinking

Todd Dills | November 01, 2011

Carriers test the waters with new owner-operator models to dodge worker classification problems.

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