CA AB 5

Author

Lorena Gonzalez
P.O. Box 942849
Sacramento, CA 94249-0080
916-319-2080

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Bill Text

Category

Employee Misclassification

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State

CA

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Summary

Codifies and clarifies the CA Supreme Court decision to establish the “ABC test” to classify workers as independent contractors.

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Issue

It adds to state law the “ABC test” adopted by the California Supreme Court this past spring in its decision involving Dynamex, a package and documents delivery company that converted all of its drivers to independent contractors. In April, the Supreme Court established an “ABC test” to classify workers as independent contractors. This bill would state the intent of the legislature to include provisions in the bill that would codify the decision in the Dynamex case and clarify its application.

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Notes

Pre-filed for 2019. Pending committee assignment. Can be heard as of 1/3/2019.

History

12/03/2018 Pre-filed.