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AB-5: CALIFORNIA MOVES ONE-STEP CLOSER TO CODIFYING DYNAMEX, SEVERELY LIMITING BUSINESSES' ABILITY TO CLASSIFY WORKERS AS INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS

The independent contractor / employee distinction is a vital one for businesses across California and the United States. "Employee" status confers many legal benefits that "independent contractor" status does not so confer. For example, only employees are subject to the California Labor Code and IWC Wage Orders, which govern matters such as minimum wage, overtime, and meal/rest breaks. Additionally, benefits such as paid sick days, family leave rights, workers' compensation, disability insurance, and unemployment insurance all depend on an individual qualifying as an "employee."

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