Ohio Updates its Motor Carrier Employment Test

OMA Connections Partner Calfee has analyzed Ohio’s new statutory changes regarding the state’s definition of “employment” as it pertains to motor carriers and those in the trucking industry. These changes went into effect July 3, 2019 under House Bill 62, Ohio’s transportation budget bill. The new law impacts how administrative agencies, including the Ohio Bureau of Workers’ Compensation (BWC), view independent contractor drivers. If your business could be affected by these changes, see this article, which details how the new law provides clarity for motor carriers operating in Ohio. 8/21/2019