Tag: AB5

California Governor Signs AB5: When in Doubt, Worker Is Employee

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 […]


Predictability in the Law After Dynamex—Who Knows?

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.