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Commentary: Is Your Lease-Purchase Program a Problem?
Commentary: Is Your Lease-Purchase Program a Problem?

August 14, 2017
There are plenty of horror stories out there about owner-operator lease-purchase programs, and not just at the ports, explains Editor in Chief Deborah...

House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status
House Bill Aims to Clarify Independent Contractor Status

August 2, 2017
A bill newly proposed in the House would amend the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 to change the classification of employers and employees. “Currently, it is...

Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles
Port Strike Highlights Pay, Emissions Regulation Struggles

June 19, 2017
Southern California truck drivers and warehouse workers who serve the Ports of Los Angeles and Long Beach once again went on strike on June 19, protesting...

DOL Withdraws Controversial Obama-Era Independent Contractor Guidance
DOL Withdraws Controversial Obama-Era Independent Contractor Guidance

June 7, 2017
Trucking companies that use independent contractors could be breathing a sigh of relief after the Department of Labor Wednesday withdrew an Obama-era...

Federal Court Rules Against XPO in Driver Misclassification Case
Federal Court Rules Against XPO in Driver Misclassification Case

May 24, 2017
A federal district court judge has issued a judgment in favor of five port and rail truck drivers against XPO Cartage in a driver misclassification lawsuit,...

Will Driver Misclassification Issues Ease Under Trump Administration?
Will Driver Misclassification Issues Ease Under Trump Administration?

February 7, 2017
What will happen to the battle over the alleged "misclassification" of owner-operator truck drivers under our new Republican administration? Deborah...

Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees
Court Finds Swift Contract Workers Were Employees

January 11, 2017
An Arizona court has ruled that independent-contractor drivers were effectively and legally employees in the latest update of a class-action lawsuit against...

USA Truck Boosts Pay for Independent Contractors
USA Truck Boosts Pay for Independent Contractors

October 13, 2016
USA Truck is increased pay for independent contractors as part of the carrier’s Independent Contractor Compensation program.

Flowers Foods Facing Employee Misclassification Problems
Flowers Foods Facing Employee Misclassification Problems

August 11, 2016
The Department of Labor may be getting involved in an employee “misclassification” situation involving delivery drivers at Flowers Foods, the Georgia-based...

Blue Bloodhound Gives Carriers Quick Access to Independent Drivers
Blue Bloodhound Gives Carriers Quick Access to Independent Drivers

August 9, 2016
Blue Bloodhound, an online marketplace connecting qualified truck drivers with motor carriers, has successfully enrolled more than 20,000 independent CDL...

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