New Fronts Open in the War against Independent Contractors

New Fronts Open in the War against Independent Contractors

Labor unions are setting their sights on organizing independent delivery drivers, following the mantra that "most workers are employees."

The nationwide movement to wipe out independent contractors by establishing that they are really misclassified employees is continuing to pick up steam, although it has suffered some recent setbacks. At the same time fleet operators and legal experts are working on ways to continue this vital business model while negotiating an ever-changing legal minefield.

A few months ago we noted that U.S. Department of Labor's Wage and Hour enforcement personnel now assume that "most work

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