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California Senate passes independent contractor bill

September 11, 2019

Via: Jurist

The California Senate voted Tuesday to approve a bill aimed at correcting “[t]he misclassification of workers as independent contractors.”

The bill, known as AB-5, comes after an April 2018 California Supreme Court decision that noted the overall problems with workers being misclassified as independent contractors.

Under the bill, workers will only be considered independent contractors if their employer can prove three things.

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