By Miriam Raftery
Update: This bill passed the Labor and Employment committee 7-0 and next heads to the Assembly Appropriations Committee.
May 18, 2020 (San Diego) – A bill to provide relief for many freelance writers, videographers and musicians negatively impacted by California’s sweeping new labor law, Assembly Bill 5, has been introduced by Assemblymember Lorena Gonzalez (D- San Diego). Assembly Bill 2257, a measure to exempt many in these occupations from requirements of AB 5, is slated for hearing May 20 in the Assembly Labor and Employment Committee. Letters can be send to committee members at https://calegislation.lc.ca.gov/Advocates/.