Employee or independent contractor? DOL seeks to give motor carriers clarity and potential court protections James Jaillet | @trucknewsJJ | October 14, 2020 A proposal issued by the Department of Labor in late September would provide motor carriers with long-sought clarity on how to properly classify company employees vs. independent contractors, at least under the
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FMCSA launches new hours tool for carriers, drivers The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new Educational Tool for Hours of Service (ETHOS) module allows drivers to input daily logs or series of logs to improve knowledge of the hours of service, including the changes that went into effect for their first full day Tuesday. The page also
FMCSA extends CDL, CLP, med cert waivers through year’s end The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Sept. 18 extended its waiver that allows truck drivers to operate with an expired commercial driver’s license, commercial learner’s permit or medical certification that expired on or after March 1, 2020. The extension is effective through Dec. 31.