Dynamex

State Senator Moorlach gets to say "I told you so!" over California's attempted end-run around recent changes to federal tax law.

Today, Senator John M. W. Moorlach, R-Costa Mesa, introduced Senate Bill 990 to free drivers for Uber, Lyft and similar transportation network companies (TNCs). It would allow drivers to be classified as independent contractors. Doing so would free them from the restrictive provisions of Assembly Bill 5, by Assemblywoman Lorena …continue reading

AB 5, sponsored by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez (D-AD80) and signed by California Governor Gavin Newsom on September 18, 2019, enacted as law the ruling made by the California Supreme Court regarding the relationship of employers to independent contractors in the State of California. Known as the Dynamex case, the ruling …continue reading

California Trucking Association

The California Trucking Association (CTA) and two California independent owner-operator truck drivers today filed an amended complaint with the U.S. Southern District Court seeking declaratory and injunctive relief against the employment test set forth in the Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (Dynamex) decision, which was subsequently codified by …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for April 14 through April 20 include Spring egg hunts, generous support for the homeless, and the passing of Darrell Essex. The Top Ten Stories for April 14 through April 20 stories at Orange County Breeze over the last week (excluding weather forecasts and events): Long Beach …continue reading

Top Ten Stories for October 28 through November 3 include voting for Feinstein v. de León, a Long Beach sexual assault arrest, and a hit-and-run that killed an Anaheim woman. The Top Ten Stories for October 28 through November 3 are the most read stories at Orange County Breeze over …continue reading