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Sweeping Labor Bill Would Limit Independent Contractor Use Nationwide

By Deborah Lockridge -
Posted Feb 11th 2020 12:53PM

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.