There has been lots of related news in the nine days since California Assembly Bill 5, which reclassifies many independent contractors as employees, went into effect. A state judge ruled that AB 5 does not apply to independent truck drivers. A new report found Uber is changing its app in California in an attempt to sidestep the law. And a federal judge denied a temporary restraining order on AB 5 for freelance journalists and photographers, whom the bill limits to 35 submissions per outlet annually, with a hearing scheduled for March. We'll get the latest on AB 5 and we want to hear from you: how has AB 5 affected your livelihood?
Uncertainties Remain as California's Contract Worker Law Rolls Out
Margot Roosevelt, reporter, LA Times
Joshua Lipshutz, partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP; representing NFI Industries
Randy Dotinga, former president, American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA)