owner-operator classification

Court ruling could allow Swift owner-operators to receive back pay, more

About 5,000 of Swift’s 19,000 drivers are owner-operators, but only five owner-operators are involved in the lawsuit explicitly.

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California’s high court rules carrier misclassified drivers as independent contractors

Drivers signed on as independent contractors for the Long Beach, Calif.-based Pac Anchor Transportation were misclassified as contractors and should have instead been classified as employees of the carrier, the California Supreme Court ruled unanimously this week.

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NJ governor vetoes owner-operator bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has used his strongest veto power against legislation that would have barred owner-operators from the drayage and parcel delivery service.

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