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Overdrive Staff | July 01, 2010

Truckers weigh in on dodging tax liabilities, the oil spill and retread tires.

Congress eyes employee misclassification

Jill Dunn | June 18, 2010

U.S. and state officials have investigated misclassification in recent years, with industries such as trucking and construction drawing more scrutiny.

FedEx Ground sets new contractor rules

Jill Dunn | May 26, 2010

FedEx Ground has issued new standards for its owner-operators, include requiring independent contractors to be incorporated.

Wal-Mart to control more of its freight distribution

| May 25, 2010

Where it can do it more cheaply, retail giant Wal-Mart is taking over delivery of supplies from manufacturers to its distribution centers and stores to cut costs. Wal-Mart spokesman Lorenzo Lopez would only say the conversion ...

Wal-Mart to control more of its freight distribution

Jill Dunn | May 22, 2010

Retailer is taking over delivery of supplies from manufacturers to its distribution centers and stores to cut costs.

CRST Malone doubles referrals

| March 15, 2010

Under the new referral program, any CRST Malone independent contractor who refers another driver will receive $1,000 for an independent contractor.

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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