California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) goes into effect on January 1, 2020.
AB5 is codifying a California Supreme Court decision made in April 2018 as a result of the Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court case.
Once this bill is in effect, all workers are considered employees. The hiring party must use an ABC test to prove that they are independent contractors.
Some occupations are exempt from AB5, but they must still pass the Borello test to determine their independent-contractor status....
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