As the full scope of AB 5’s passage grows clearer, independent contractors in a few fields fear the new law could hurt them.
As the number of H-2A guest workers mushrooms, California labor contractors and growers are packing farmworkers into motels and houses in working class neighborhoods.
Long a community with little clout, the state’s renters won a victory with national implications.
Former jail and prison inmates say they have been charged excessive amounts for the cost of probation, which they can never repay.
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If AB 5 becomes law it could open the floodgates to similar legislation in other states. Uber and other companies may then find themselves on the defensive.