IKEA requiring fair treatment for sub-distributors

Supply Chain Dive – Growing concern over transport driver welfare is another link in the chain of transparency. Supply chain abuses generally bring to mind underpaid factory workers in third world countries, but the reality is that they happen everywhere. One that’s come to light here and overseas affects truck drivers, many of whom become entrapped in employer schemes and misclassification. Lawsuits regarding misclassification are becoming increasingly common, as evidenced by United Van Lines and California’s Pacific 9, which not only prove costly in settlement fees but also in lost business as customers choose to disassociate with the brand.

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