Fisher Phillips Partner Explains Trucking Industry Challenges to Dynamex
The California Supreme Court changed the misclassification standard with its infamous Dynamex decision, which ushered in the notorious ABC test to determine who qualifies as an independent contractor. A recent push by the trucking industry to challenge the ABC test was thwarted by courts, but additional cases are pending. Rich Meneghello spoke with Bloomberg Law about these challenges to the Dynamex decision telling reporters that so far, challenges against the ABC test have been pushing for a change to the state law or playing defense in courts. However, “Companies are flying blind,” he added. “That causes uncertainty and panic. The courts in California have been fairly unified when taking the remedial approach to the ABC test and where it’s going.”
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