California’s AB-5: What is It and Why Should You Care?
AB 5 was introduced by California assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez and endorsed by Governor Gavin Newsom. It was approved by the California State Senate 29–11 on a party-line vote, by the Assembly 56–15, and signed by Governor Gavin Newsom on September 18, 2019. It took effect January 1, 2020 (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/California_Assembly_Bill_5_(2019)#:~:text=AB%205%20was%20introduced%20by,took%20effect%20January%201%2C%202020.) The law codifies the so-called “ABC test”, … Read More