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AB5 and Delivery Contractors

AB5 is about to be the law of the land for Delivery Contractors in California. The new law will likely specify that people who deliver for Grubhub, Postmates, Doordash, Uber Eats and other gig economy apps are now employees.

What will that mean to be an employee? When will you become an employee? What is the ripple effect of this change nationwide?

How should we respond?

On Tuesday, Episode 37 of the Deliver On Your Business podcast got into that discussion. We touched on these topics but thought that this week it makes sense to go into a little more depth on many of these topics around how AB5 will impact delivery contractors. This is the home page for that series of articles.

What does AB5 Mean for Delivery Contractors?
What does AB5 Mean for Delivery Contractors?

AB5 and Drivers for Grubhub, Postmates, Doordash, Uber Eats, etc., How Does it Relate?

What does AB5 Mean for Drivers for Postmates, Doordash, Grubhub and Uber Eats, both in California and nationwide? Part 1 of a 6 part series.

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About the Author

Ron Walter made the move from business manager at a non-profit to full time gig economy delivery in 2018 to take advantage of the flexibility of self-employment. He applied his thirty years experience managing and owning small businesses to treat his independent contractor role as the business it is.

Realizing his experience could help other drivers, he founded to encourage delivery drivers to be the boss of their own gig economy business.

Ron has been quoted in several national outlets including Business Insider, the New York Times, CNN and Market Watch.

You can read more about Ron's story,, background, and why he believes making the switch from a career as a business manager to delivering as an independent contractor was the best decision he could have made.

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