, co-head of Locke Lord’s Independent Contractor Misclassification and Compliance Practice, was quoted by Law360 on the likelihood of the implementation of a federal ABC test for independent contractor status similar to the one previously enacted in California. Reibstein noted a federal ABC test is unlikely to materialize because the California law containing the test has faced significant legal challenges.
"It's a lost cause," Reibstein said. "No one is eager to copy California, because of the tremendous backlash that effort in that state has created."
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