Environmental fight goes to the wire, an oil refinery, weed legislation, and a raid in Turlock
Good morning, California.
“As with any complex legislation, it is the norm that future clean-up legislation is necessary to sand down the rough edges and diminish the unseemly gap between the written word of legislation and the hazy hieroglyphics of everyday California. AB 5 is no exception. “—Senate staff analysis of Assembly Bill 5, the landmark legislation that seeks to define who is and isn’t an independent contractor and an employee.
- Referring to language covering cosmetologists, the analysis says: “Fundamentally, it is unclear what that means … “
- The bill awaits Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature and, perhaps, interpretation.