Publication: Automobile Fanatics
Published: July 19, 2019

Assembly Bill 5 (AB-5) is a controversial law working its way through the California state legislature which defines the legal standards for employees and independent contractors within the state. Uber and Lyft drivers are rallying in support of the bill because they feel it will offer them better working conditions and job security. Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, introduced Assembly Bill 5 in December of 2018. Currently it has been passed by the California Assembly and is being debated in the California Senate.