Another Legal Challenge Filed Against California’s AB5 Independent Contractor Rule
Earlier this month, the Owner-Operator Independent Drivers Association (OOIDA) refiled a preliminary injunction request against the controversial worker classification law. California’s AB5 makes it more difficult for a worker to be considered an independent contractor and has disrupted key portions of the supply chain like the trucking industry. The latest lawsuit, filed on behalf of a Pasadena, TX-based company and adjoining to a California Trucking Association’s (CTA) legal challenge, says the law violates the Commerce Clause, which protects the right to engage in interstate commerce free of undue burdens by state governments. Until AB 5’s impact on various types of workers and industries is fully litigated, California employers will continue to struggle to comply with the law. Read More Read Even More
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