The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday declined to review the appeal of the California Trucking Association's (CTA's) challenge to California's independent contractor law, AB 5.

Now that the petition for certiorari (review) has been denied, an order to lift the preliminary injunction which has been in place for 2 ½ years preventing the enforcement of AB 5 against motor carriers while the CTA sought review by the Supreme Court, is expected to be transmitted within seven days.

Jason Resnick

If you are an employer utilizing algorithms and artificial intelligence to assist in your hiring practices, you’ll want to review the recently published guidelines offered by the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC).

Many employers are increasingly using hiring technologies to help in new employee selection. The following are examples of technology used by employers: 

Teresa McQueen

Colorado agriculture groups, including Western Growers’ strategic partner, Colorado Fruit & Vegetable Growers Association, last week filed a lawsuit on behalf of farmers and ranchers who claim the provision granting access to key service providers in SB21-087 (Ag Labor Rights & Responsibilities Act) could adversely affect their operations and is not constitutional.


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