California Governor Gavin Newsom has signed AB5, a California bill that redefines how independent contractors are treated in the state, into law with an exemption for the travel agency industry intact. More here.
On Tuesday, August 6, the American Society of Travel Advisors (ASTA) and the California Coalition of Travel Organizations (CCTO) held their joint lobbying day to fight California Assembly Bill (AB) 5. Here's the latest on what happened.
On August 6, the CCTO and ASTA are asking independent contractors (ICs) and travel agency owners to visit the district offices of their California state Senators, asking for an exemption to AB 5. Here's more on what to expect.
The California Federation of Labor, the organization sponsoring the California independent contractor bill, has offered to meet with the California Coalition of Travel Organizations (CCTO) next week. More here.