Category: Independent Contractor

DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule
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DOL Issues New Independent Contractor Rule

On January 10, 2024, the U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a final rule impacting the classification of workers as either independent contractors or employees….

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California’s Worker Classification Law Legal Challenge Partially Revived

On March 17, 2023, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals partially reversed a district court’s order denying a preliminary injunction and dismissing a legal challenge…

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Court Upholds Most of Proposition 22

Worker classification laws continue to evolve in California — the latest is a California Court of Appeal decision upholding most of Proposition 22’s provisions while…

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U.S. DOL Proposes New Independent Contractor Rule

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) published a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking to help employers and workers determine whether a worker is an employee or…

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Proposition 22 Ruled Unconstitutional

California’s worker classification laws have seen significant developments in the last few years. Though the COVID-19 pandemic dominates our time and attention these days, worker…

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AB 5 Injunction Overturned

Once upon a (pre-pandemic) time, one of employers’ most pressing concerns was the independent contractor law (also known as AB 5) that took effect in…

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CA Supreme Court Rejects Challenge to Proposition 22

The California Supreme Court delivered good news today by swiftly denying a petition to invalidate Proposition 22 as unconstitutional. California voters passed Proposition 22 last…

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Dynamex is Retroactive: California Supreme Court’s Rejection of the Reasonable Reliance Exception Ignores Reality

As those who have been following AB 5 know well, in April 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a monumental decision related to independent contractor…

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What Prop. 22 Means for Employers

In this episode of The Workplace podcast, CalChamber Executive Vice President and General Counsel Erika Frank and employment law expert Jennifer Shaw discuss the passage…

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Proposition 22 Supports California’s Economic Diversity

The election is a week away and in addition to choosing the next President, there are a number of important initiatives on the ballot including…