More Tremors in California: Why You Simply Can't Ignore the AB5 State Assembly Bill As It Relates to Dynamex and Independent Contractors

July 12, 2019 | TalentWave
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Just one year and one month since the Dynamex decision rocked the pillars of California’s worker classification regime, it’s come to this: On May 29, 2019, the California legislature overwhelmingly passed Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). That bill, which is now off to the State Senate, seeks to codify as law the ABC test as the preeminent test for Independent Contractor (IC) misclassification in the state. All signs point toward the bill becoming law, and while we can say that we saw this coming, let’s focus on what your business needs to know.