Trucker Group Lobbies Congress

By Staff Writer March 21, 2023

Representatives of the trade association Truckers Integral to Our Economy recently traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with members of Congress and discuss the importance of the independent contractor model.

During the two-day visit, the coalition met with 18 congressional offices, outlining the essential role independent contractors play in the American economy and the challenges these drivers and businesses face navigating the current legal and regulatory framework.

Gregg Troian, PGT Trucking; Sen. Shelly Moore Capito (R-WV); Ron Faherty, ARL Transport; Jennifer Recker, US 1; Mike Joyce, TIE


“One out of every seven trucks you see on the road in the United States today is operated by an independent contractor,” said TIE Executive Director Scott Brenner. “Our association is committed to ensuring that the independent contractor model remains a viable option for businesses and workers alike, providing opportunities for entrepreneurship and job flexibility.”

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