Calif. Trucking Group Pushes For Injunction On Dynamex Law

Law360 (December 3, 2019, 3:56 PM EST) -- A California trucking group has asked a federal court to block enforcement of the Golden State’s Dynamex standard for distinguishing between independent contractors and employees, insisting that it flouts federal law and upends trucking operations.

The California Trucking Association moved for a preliminary injunction Monday to bar Assembly Bill 5 from being enforced against motor carriers and owner-operators in the trucking industry as the group continues to pursue its constitutional challenge to the new statute, which makes it far more difficult for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.

A.B. 5, which was signed into law in September and is set...

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