UPCOMING / Battle over “independent contractor” versus “employee” legal status for truck drivers: Bill New Jersey legislature sent to Gov. Christie making it much harder for drayage and parcel delivery drivers to have status as “independent contractors”. Comment: Huge issue for motor carrier cost structures, and Teamsters and their allies in legislatures and state and federal labor agencies. Posted on June 8, 2013 by Joel A. Webber (admitted in Illinois and New York) Question is whether or not Gov. Christie will veto. News stories here and here. Copy of bill here.