Judge Roger Benitez of the Southern District Court of California on Jan. 13 extended a temporary restraining order against the implementation of the trucking component in California’s Assembly Bill 5.
A California state judge has ruled that federal law exempts a New Jersey-based motor carrier from a new California law that calls for reclassifying independent contractor truck drivers as company employees.
A federal judge in the Southern District Court of California on Dec. 31 issued a temporary restraining order against the implementation of California’s Assembly Bill 5, as it pertains to the trucking industry.
The California Trucking Association has amended its 2018 independent contractor federal lawsuit to challenge a new state labor law that the association claims would prevent thousands of motor carriers from contracting with owner-operators.
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The California Trucking Association on Nov. 12 filed what appears to be the first lawsuit challenging a sweeping new labor law that seeks to give wage and benefit protections to workers in the so-called gig economy, including rideshare drivers at companies such as Uber and Lyft.