- In a much awaited decision, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled on June 13 that the Port of Los Angeles cannot require drayage companies serving the port to display placards on trucks and to submit off-street parking plans before being allowed to operate, saying that these rules violate federal law. The Court, however, declined to address two other components of the Port’s concession program, the financial capacity and truck maintenance requirements. Click here for a copy of the decision.
- The NJ General Assembly and Senate have passed NJ AB 1578, the Truck Operator Independent Contractor Act, and it was delivered to the Governor on 5/30 with a July 8 deadline for signing.
- The following states have active bills regarding the classification of independent contractors as employees: CT, IL, ME, MA, MO, NC, NJ, NY, OR and WA. See the State Legislative/Regulatory Activities section for the text of a bill and the latest status.