Calif. Truckers' Suit Over Dynamex Standard Axed, For Now

Law360 (September 25, 2019, 6:10 PM EDT) -- A California federal judge has nixed a trucking group's constitutional challenge to the Golden State's standard for distinguishing between independent contractors and employees, saying Tuesday it's unclear whether the group was harmed by a yet-to-be-enforced standard, but a new state law might moot its claims anyway.

U.S. District Judge Roger T. Benitez dismissed a first amended complaint from the California Trucking Association, which represents the Golden State commercial trucking industry, and two independent drivers seeking to block state officials from implementing the so-called ABC test that the California Supreme Court adopted in its April 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West v....

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