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A Workforce Earthquake: AB 5 Passes the Legislature, Transforming the Status of Independent Contractors Across the State

Doctors, real estate agents and hairdressers can keep their independent contractor status—but not truckers, commercial janitors, nail-salon workers, physical therapists and, significantly, gig economy workers, who will gain the rights and benefits of employees in California under sweeping workplace legislation passed this week. Gov. Gavin Newsom has committed to signing the bill, which cleared the […]