Bloomberg Law
June 21, 2021, 7:55 PMUpdated: June 21, 2021, 10:14 PM

Ninth Cir. Rejects California Trucking Bid for ABC Test Redo (1)

Erin Mulvaney
Erin Mulvaney

California truckers won’t be able to revive on appeal the argument that they should be exempt from a state law making it harder for them to be classified as independent contractors, a divided Ninth Circuit panel said on Monday.

The California Trucking Association asked the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit to revisit their challenge to the state’s ABC test en banc, but a majority voted against the full court reconsidering the case.

U.S. Circuit Judge Sandra Ikuta and Judge Douglas Woodlock, who was sitting by designation from the U.S. District Court of Massachusetts, voted to deny ...