First, I encourage everyone to sing the title of this article—at least the first part.[1]  And then, hold on if you currently utilize (or are) an independent contractor.  OnApr. 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, changing the test to determine whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee.  Importantly, the ABC test puts the burden on the hiring entity to establish that the worker is an independent contractor, not an employee.  To meet its burden, the hiring must show: