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The injunction is a historic first step in enforcing a new California law, which could force tech companies to provide gig workers with basic labor rights.

A San Diego judge said that the grocery delivery app Instacart has misclassified tens of thousands of its California gig workers who pack and deliver groceries as independent contractors.

While the preliminary injunction does not go into effect immediately and is currently limited to San Diego, the decision is a historic first step in enforcing the new California law AB5.

Added February 27, 2020