California Independent Contractor Law – The ABC Test

The new law (AB5-2019) codifies and expands on an April 2018 California Supreme Court decision that set a strict new test for employers. Independent contractors must be free to perform their work as they wish, must be in a different line of work from the company contracting with them and must operate their own business. In April 2018, when the California Supreme Court issued an unprecedented ruling that undermined its…