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California Trucking Group Rekindles Legal Battle to Block AB 5

January 18, 2023


The California Trucking Association has asked a federal judge to issue a new preliminary injunction in an attempt to continue its legal battle to block enforcement of California’s AB 5 law that CTA maintains will force owner-operators to become motor carrier employees.

Claiming it has new legal arguments, CTA on Jan. 11, asked federal district Judge Roger Benitez to temporarily block enforcement of the law that it said “effectively eliminates owner-operators from any role in motor transport in California.”

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