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Labor Law

A group of California truck drivers may pursue their claims that federal rules on interstate commerce preempt a labor law that makes it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors, a federal court in the state ruled. However, the driver’s dormant Commerce Clause and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration preemption claims were dismissed.

SAN DIEGO – A group of California truck drivers may pursue their claims that federal rules on interstate commerce pre-empt a labor law that makes it more difficult for companies to classify workers as independent contractors, a federal court in the state ruled. However, the driver’s dormant Commerce Clause and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration pre-emption claims were dismissed.

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