Assembly Bill 5

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Independent Women’s Law Center (IWLC) recently filed an Amicus brief in support of DoorDash in California Superior Court. In People of the State of California vs. DoorDash, the San Francisco District Attorney seeks an injunction forcing the company to change the classification of its delivery drivers (“Dashers”) from independent contractors …continue reading

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Senate Republican Leader Shannon Grove (R-Bakersfield) released the following statement after a federal judge from the U.S. Southern District Court recently issued a temporary ruling against enforcing Assembly Bill 5 on independent truck drivers and motor carriers. This temporary ruling is in response to a lawsuit filed by the California …continue reading

California Trucking Association

Shawn Yadon, CEO of the California Trucking Association (CTA), issued the following statement in response to the decision by Governor Gavin Newsom to sign Assembly Bill 5 into law: “In the wake of Governor Newsom signing AB 5, the California Trucking Association is exploring its options to ensure California’s more …continue reading

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Members of the California Senate Republican Caucus voted against Assembly Bill 5 which would threaten the livelihoods of many California independent contractors. AB 5 undercuts workers’ freedom in many industries to choose independent work and threatens their employment status. The author of AB 5 offered carve-outs for several well-connected professions …continue reading

Orange County independent contractors and business owners gathered at the North Orange County Chamber of Commerce to ask state legislators to support additional changes to Assembly Bill 5 by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez that will encompass a more holistic solution to address today’s workforce. Many independent contractors want or need the …continue reading