How Ironic that it’s called the Opportunity to Work Act.
California’s AB5 law — the Opportunity to Work Act — was authored by CA Assembly Member Lorena Gonzalez (San Diego), and took effect on January 1, 2020.
Since its implementation, it’s essentially killed the creative economy in California by denying freelancers in hundreds of industries the right to work as independent contractors.
This is an update about the fallout, response, and gear shifting as a result of the law, why you need to wake up about legislation that affects your livelihood, and how you can respond.
How CA Assembly Members Voted on the Suspension of Committee Rules for AB5
California Voter’s Guide / Voter’s Edge
California’s AB5 Leaves Women Business Owners Reeling / Forbes
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ASM Lorena Gonzalez Press Release about 35-submission limit