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 (,took%20effect%20January%201%2C%202020.) The law codifies the so-called “ABC test”, … Read More