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CalChamber: Don’t Make One Employer Liable for Another’s Independent Contractor Misclassification

The California Chamber of Commerce joined a “friend of the court” brief arguing for the application of the plain meaning of the California law regarding “willful misclassification” of independent contractors. Also signing the brief in the case of Noe v. Superior Court were the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and the Civil Justice Association of California. […]

11 Mar 15 - Independent Contractor, Workplace Policies - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »

California Supreme Court Will Review Independent Contractor Test

The California Supreme Court will decide what test should be applied when workers bring class action lawsuits alleging that wage-and-hour violations occurred because they were improperly classified as independent contractors. In most situations, an employer’s right to control the details of an individual’s work, appearance, job duties, work schedule and other details dictates whether the […]

5 Feb 15 - Independent Contractor - Gail Cecchettini Whaley - No CommentsRead More »