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The United States Supreme Court is considering reviewing California’s AB 5, a 2019 law designed to reclassify rideshare drivers as employees rather than contractors, but which rideshare companies successfully dodged and which instead reclassified multiple creative and journalistic positions in the state as contractors.

Rideshare companies carved out an exemption for their drivers through the 2020 Proposition 22.

The journalism organizations argue that the law is content-based, because it imposes financial and regulatory burdens based on the purpose of the speech in question.

The organizations also argued that the law should be reconsidered under strict scrutiny, because it imposes a First Amendment burden by depriving

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