There’s a new trucking-focused trade group in Washington and it is interested in one issue: independent contractor status.
The group is called Truckers Integral to our Economy (TIE) and its executive director is Scott Brenner, who is also an executive director at Crossroads Strategies, a Washington-area lobbying firm. Brenner told FreightWaves he worked in Congress for about 10 years on the Ways and Means and Transportation committees and also spent time at the Department of Transportation before joining Crossroads.
While the question of independent contractor status has played out heavily on the state level, with California’s AB5 the biggest battleground,
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