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Law Alert: AB 5 Temporary Restraining Order Extended

by Kelli M. Block, Shannon M. Cohen, Gregory M. Feary, Christopher C. McNatt Jr.

January 13, 2020

Law Alert: AB 5 Temporary Restraining Order Extended   

Today, California Federal District Judge Roger Benitez considered whether to grant a preliminary injunction in California Trucking Association v. Beccera. Judge Benitez took the matter under advisement and did not immediately issue a ruling but seemed to be leaning in favor of granting a preliminary injunction that would enjoin the State from enforcing AB 5 as to any motor carrier operating in California pending resolution of the case by the District Court. 

Timing of a final decision remains unclear, but the Firm anticipates an extension of the TRO for at least 14 days or until the order ruling on the preliminary injunction is filed. 

Scopelitis is monitoring legal challenges to AB 5 closely to advise its clients. Any questions can be directed to Partners Greg Feary, Shannon Cohen, Chris McNatt, and Kelli Block.

 

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