Independent Contractor Test for Delivery Drivers Upheld

By David J. Sprong

The United States Court of Appeals ruled yesterday that a federal law governing motor carriers does not limit New Jersey’s law regarding the independent contractor status of delivery drivers. The ruling sets the precedent for New Jersey and answers any outstanding questions regarding the classification of drivers in New Jersey. This decision could have negative financial ramifications to wages, costs and prices across the industry, so companies in this industry must be mindful of the impact of this decision on their businesses. READ MORE... or contact David J. Sprong, Esq. at djsprong@becker.legal


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