California Globe: CA Senate Passes AB 5 Despite Pleas From Independent Businesses



“I opposed Assembly Bill 5 because it undermines the principle of equal treatment under the law and deprives many Californians the right to be their own bosses,” Sen. Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) said. “The bill’s Christmas tree of exemptions is a prime example of the Legislature picking winners and losers. Why should some people enjoy an exemption while others such as newspaper carriers and language interpreters and translators do not?”

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September 10, 2019