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A B5: What it means for musicians

A message from RMALA:

We have been hearing about concern in the community about potential effects of AB 5, the recently passed California legislation that is on track for our Governor’s signature.

AB 5 was created in Sacramento to implement a California Supreme Court decision from last year, the Dynamex ruling, in which a unanimous court limited the ability to classify some workers as independent contractors. AB 5 was essentially created to carve some exemptions out from the ruling, not to add classifications. So, doctors, plumbers, private tutors and some others are being exempted from the court ruling by AB 5. Continue reading