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Legal Webinar: Decision on classifying owner-operators impact on trucking.
Join us on August 17, 2022 at 9 am via zoom as Drew Burnside with Ogletree Deakins breaks down this decision and how you can best protect your trucking business.

The U.S. Supreme Court announced on June 30 it has declined to hear an appeal of a California state law aimed at reclassifying owner-operators as motor carrier employees.

In an order list, the high court without comment denied a petition for review by the California Trucking Association of California’s AB 5 law that CTA has said includes a legal test, known as the three-pronged “ABC test,” that will all but ensure that independent owner-operators will be reclassified as carrier employees.

The denial leaves in place the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals decision that federal law does not pre-empt application of AB 5 law to owner-operators. Eventually, the case will have to go back to the district court to consider CTA’s “commerce clause” claim.

Aug 17, 2022 10:00 AM in Central Time (US and Canada)

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