Category: owner operators

Indiana Sides with Carrier in Driver Classification Case

Indiana Sides with Carrier in Driver Classification Case The Indiana Supreme Court has upheld a lower court ruling against a driver seeking unemployment benefits using the state’s ABC test to determine the worker’s employment status. According to the State’s ABC test, a business can classify a worker as an Independent Contractor if: If they are […]

NLRB Returns to Long Standing Independent Contractor Standard

National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) Returns to Long Standing Independent Contractor Standard According to nlrb.gov, the NLRB has returned to its long standing independent contractor standard. This reaffirms the Board’s adherence to the traditional common-law test. The NLRB has recognized that entrepreneurial opportunity is one of the determining factors in deciding independent contractor status. The […]

Electronic Logging Mandate Confusion F13

Electronic Logging Mandate Confusion Here we are over two months into the electronic logging device mandate and guess what? Utter confusion and uncertainty. Is anyone really surprised? Analysts are struggling to determine what effect ELD exemptions will have on the industry. The government and transportation executives are all trying to determine what freight needs to […]

Are Shippers Taking Advantage of the Electronic Logging Mandate?

Are Shippers Taking Advantage of the Electronic Logging Mandate? It is no secret that some unscrupulous shippers and consignees have taken advantage of the transportation industry by charging exorbitant fees, fines and charges when a driver misses a delivery appointment. Of course, this only flows one way. If a driver has an appointment at 1pm […]

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