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Contractor laws are spreading

January 6, 2020

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Land Line Now, Jan. 6, 2020.

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A California law significantly redefines who is an independent contractor. The concept is not a new one – and now it’s spreading.

Independent contractors state targets independent contractors


I. Today’s news with Terry Scruton

Whether it’s a big crash on the Pennsylvania Turnpike, a deal on tolls or a new EPA standard for truck emissions, our newscast brings you up to date.


II. Independent contractor laws are spreading

Most people in trucking are aware of California’s attempt to significantly redefine who can be an independent contractor. Now, that concept is spreading – and in some places, it’s been there for some time.


III. Physical damage: not required, but a good idea

A lot of people think physical damage insurance is required for your truck. It’s not, but it’s good to have. We’ll have information about why you may want it, where you may want to get it and more.


IV. Making your voice heard

The legislative process sounded simple when it was explained to us in school. But the real thing is far more complex. However, it’s important to understand so you can influence that process on issues that are important to you.


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