What you need to know about revised independent contractor law
On Sept. 4, 2020, Gov. Gavin Newsom signed AB 2257, which — effective immediately and applicable to work performed since Jan. 1 — revises the rules under which a hiring entity may classify a worker as an independent contractor. The new law repeals and replaces AB 5, which, like the new measure, was authored by San Diego Assembly member Lorena Gonzalez.
Here are some things the new law didn’t change and key things it did.
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