Yes, you read that correctly. If you are seasonally employed as Santa Claus, you live in California, and work as an independent contractor, your job has just been outsourced to another state. Here’s what Santa Jerry posted in the Facebook group Freelancers Against AB5. (Published here with Jerry’s permission.)
There is no end to the havoc this misbegotten payoff to labor unions is wreaking on the California economy. Effectively, many jobs have been outsourced to other states. Contact your legislators and encourage them to repeal this abomination.