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California ‘Employee’ Test Bill Poised for State Senate Vote

Sept. 10, 2019, 2:28 PM

A California bill that would enshrine a state Supreme Court ruling in the labor code and turn tens of thousands of independent contractors into employees is getting closer to the governor’s desk as the state Senate prepares to vote as soon as Sept. 10 on the measure.

Ride-share companies Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc., as well as construction, janitorial, trucking, and media companies, have lobbied hard to be exempt from Assembly Bill 5, while unions and drivers’ organization are pushing to pass the bill. The bill would codify in state law a three-part test laid out in ...

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