Do fleets have to pay drivers for more than eight hours in the sleeper? The answer just got murkier.
Sweeping Labor Bill Would Limit Independent Contractor Use Nationwide
Business and trucking interests are criticizing a union-backed labor bill passed by the U.S. House of Representatives. Among other things, the bill would rewrite how independent contractors are defined along the same lines as the controversial new AB5 law in California, which would upend trucking’s longstanding use of owner-operators.