U.S. District Court for the Central District of California

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District Court upholds California's new A.B. 5 worker classification law

February 10, 2020

Click here to view the order. The opinion cites the Chamber’s amicus brief.

U.S. Chamber files coalition amicus brief urging District Court to strike down California A.B. 5 under the Equal Protection Clause

February 06, 2020

Click here to view the amicus brief filed by the U.S. Chamber, Engine Advocacy, and TechNet. The brief argues that California AB 5 harms workers, businesses, consumers, and the entire state economy. Furthermore, AB 5 denies Equal Protection by irrationally singling out union-targeted industries and business models for unfavorable treatment.

Bruce J. Sarchet, Michael J. Lotito, and James A. Paretti, Jr. of Littler Mendelson, P.C. served as co-counsel for the amici.

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