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California Truckers Revive Challenge to Classification Law (1)

Nov. 13, 2019, 4:54 PM; Updated: Nov. 13, 2019, 8:08 PM

The California trucking industry filed a challenge to a new state law they say would make it “impractical if not impossible” for the industry to use independent contractors for services across state lines and renewed its push for a carve-out under federal law.

The California Trucking Association filed an amended complaint Nov. 12, again asking the court to declare unconstitutional a state law passed earlier this year that created a rigid standard for identifying workers as contractors, as opposed to employees. The trucking association previously sued over the 2018 California Supreme Court case, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court ...

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