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Independent: Do You Know What That Means?

Contact: Scott A. Elder

Originally appeared in Utah Trucking Magazine, Spring 2020.

Transportation companies must be wary that their contracts with independent contractors are not inadvertently creating employment relationships. In a number of recent court cases, workers previously considered independent contractors were found to be employees. These decisions have led to substantial fines to the employers and monetary awards to the employees.  Read full article > > >

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