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The ABC test raises its head on Capitol Hill: Sweeping federal labor legislation could threaten trucking's independent contractor model.

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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.

LTL Carrier LME Inc. Abuptly Shuts Doors

A regional less-than-truckload carrier has shut down abruptly, apparently unable to face obligations from a legal settlement regarding charges of being a chameleon carrier.