September 11, 2019


TechNet Statement on California Assembly Bill 5

Sacramento, CA — TechNet Executive Director for California Courtney Jensen today issued the following statement on California Assembly Bill 5:

“We are disappointed Assembly Bill 5, as approved by the California Legislature today, does nothing to create a solution for the on-demand economy.  While some industries have been exempted from the negative impact of the Dynamex decision, others will be forced to deal with an overly broad, one-size-fits-all policy.  Instead, we should continue working in good faith on a solution that enables companies to offer more forms of benefits while maintaining the flexibility millions of on-demand workers need and currently enjoy.  The Governor today committed to continuing negotiations, and we hope all stakeholders will commit to reaching a solution for the entire California workforce.”

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