I work in the adult industry as a webcam model. I perform my shows on a major adult camming website, being classified as a freelancer. The site I cam on has not provided any details as to what will happen to performers from CA, comeJan 1st when AB5 goes into effect.
Are they REQUIRED, to keep me, and reclassify me as an employee? Or can they legally just drop my account? Essentially "firing me" ? The main sign up page for the website now contains only a cryptic message that they can no longer accept performers from CA. I depend entirely on this income and have built a large fan base as Ive been doing this for years. Ab5 stands to quite literally devastate me , my income, and my family's future, if I cant continue to be a webcam performer, in my state. What rights do I have?
Unless you have a contract to the contrary your employer can terminate you at any time and for any reason. If it does not want to contract with CA freelancers any more, it can simply let all of the CA people go and hire people outside the state.
No one here can tell you what this particular company is going to do. However the notice on the website ominously suggests the employer has no intention of treating you like an employee.
Good luck to you.
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