Regulatory Reform

AB5/ABC/Prop-22… What’s Happening, What’s Next and What you Need to Know in the States and DC?

With the passage of AB5 and adoption of the ‘ABC’ test for independent contractor status in California, the Golden State sent shockwaves through the business community. A mere 11 months after AB5 became effective, California voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition-22, exempting the gig-economy from AB5 and creating a ‘third category’ of workers in California. What does that mean for everyone, not in the gig-economy? What are other states doing? What about the new administration?

In Depth: Regulatory Reform

In his first inaugural address, Thomas Jefferson said that “the sum of good government” was one “which shall restrain men from injuring one another” and “shall leave them otherwise free to regulate their own pursuits of industry.” Sadly, governments – both federal and state – have ignored this axiom and …

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