The Law at Work: Legislature could clarify, modify and San Diego court takes on trucking industry
In 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its landmark Dynamex ruling, holding that California’s wage and hour rules allow California workers to be classified as independent contractors rather than employees only if all three parts of an “ABC” test are met. AB 5, enacted last year, extended the ABC test to the full range of California labor laws. However, measures have already been introduced to clarify, modify or even repeal AB 5. Movement on those measures is uncertain and many months away, but In the meantime, courts are acting. In his The Law at Work column in the San Diego Union-Tribune, Shareholder Dan Eaton discusses recent developments.
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