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Supreme Court denies review of AB5-related case, but law still isn’t impacting California trucking

October 5, 2021


The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday denied review of the AB5-related Cal Cartage case. But the decision does not directly impact the more significant case regarding AB5, the state’s independent contractor law, by the California Trucking Association, which is also seeking high court review.

Reporting by at least two key news sources earlier in the day suggested that the denial of certiorari in the Cal Cartage case would have the effect of fully implementing AB5 in California’s trucking sector. (Cal Cartage is a drayage provider to various ports in California.)

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