Posts tagged owner-operators

    Landstar advises California owner-operators move out of state due to AB5

    July 27, 2022 // Some 70,000 owner-operators in California could have their business upended depending on how the state enforces the AB5 labor law, which could reclassify independent contractors as employees. Following the Supreme Court fallout, California agencies have yet to clarify when enforcement could begin, and the governor’s office said earlier this month that it’s looking into concerns from the trucking industry. State departments haven’t returned a request for comment from Transport Dive regarding timing. Vice President and Chief Safety & Operations Officer Joe Beacom, relocate out of California or not haul California-originating loads, J.B. Hunt Chief Operating Officer Nick Hobbs,