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Owner-operators face tough choices in California in wake of new contractor law

By James Jaillet -
Posted Sep 19th 2019 10:55AM

The California legislature last week stamped approval on a sweeping legislative package that could dramatically alter the landscape for leased and independent owner-operators in the state, likely leaving such truckers who work in California with tough decisions about the future of their operation.

Leased owner-operators who live in California or operate frequently there could in time be forced to switch carriers.