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Changing the Nature of Work: California’s Passage of AB 5 for Independent Contractors

The legislature’s passage of Assembly Bill (AB) 5 on September 18, 2019, represents a shift in the nature of work in California. This article provides an overview of AB 5 and the two legal tests used to determine whether a worker can be classified as an independent contractor.

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