For most of a century, California law has favored the employment relationship and creates a likely presumption that a person whom you allow to perform work is an employee. The California Legislature just added one more brick to the employment wall, sending Assembly Bill (AB) 5 to Governor Gavin Newsom, who has signed it into […]
With details still being hashed out and the governor still in negotiations with powerhouse companies, the California Legislature has passed a bill expected to make the gig economy workforce more expensive to maintain.
We still don’t know whether Governor Gavin Newsom will be a brake on California’s Democratic legislature or a rubber stamp. The California Assembly’s recent passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 5 may provide an early test, once it passes the Senate—which it surely will.