Posts Tagged ‘Assembly Bill 5’

Tools Don’t Close Sales, They Create Meaningful Conversations

Tools

Few industries welcome their sales force with the kind of tools training that direct selling companies do. The majority of these new people are new to entrepreneurship, and are blank slates when they sign their distributor application. They are looking to you for guidance on how they can attain the goals they have set. In…

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Q&A with DSA’s Brian Bennett

Brian Bennett

Securing direct selling’s independent contractor exemption going forward. Last month, the Direct Selling Association applauded California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing Assembly Bill 5, which includes an exemption for direct sellers. Without the exemption, the bill would have created an uncertain framework for more than 2.2 million Californians involved in direct selling. “We want to…

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DSA Applauds California Governor Newsom for Signing AB 5

California Governor

The Direct Selling Association (DSA) applauded California Governor Gavin Newsom for signing Assembly Bill 5, which includes an exemption for direct sellers. Without the exemption, the bill would have created an uncertain framework for more than 2.2 million Californians involved in direct selling. “We want to thank Assemblywoman Gonzalez and interested stakeholders for working with DSA and…

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California Assembly Bill 5 Approved

California Bill

The California Senate Labor, Public Employment, and Retirement Committee passed a bill Wednesday that would likely result in a variety of industries, including gig economy companies, to classify individuals in their business as employees rather than independent contractors. Assembly Bill 5, introduced in January by Rep. Lorena Gonzalez, codifies and expands a landmark state supreme…

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