Posts Tagged ‘California Legislature’

Informational Hearing Tuesday on Dynamex Decision

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its much-anticipated decision on which test should be applied when determining whether an individual is an employee or an independent contractor. The new test, called “ABC,” is more restrictive and could change how millions of Californians earn a living. The ABC test makes it harder to […]

26 Feb 19 - Independent Contractor - Katie Culliton - No CommentsRead More »

I’m Independent Coalition Rally Urges Legislators to Protect Independent Contractors

Hundreds of independent contractors gathered at the State Capitol yesterday to urge policymakers to suspend any application of a recent court ruling to allow time to decide the best test for determining whether a worker is an independent contractor. The workers at the rally included physicians, insurance agents, taxi drivers, rideshare drivers, salespeople and speech therapists, among […]

16 Aug 18 - Independent Contractor - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Several Employment-Related Bills Remain Active in California Legislature

Strong opposition from the California Chamber of Commerce helped to stop numerous harmful bills from continuing past the appropriations committees last Friday to reach the Senate or Assembly Floors; however, CalChamber continues to fight a number of employment-related proposals that, if passed, could hurt job creation. The following is a list of employment-related bills that […]

6 Sep 17 - General - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Employment Related Job-Killer Bill to Governor

As the 2016 legislative session came to a close late Wednesday, 19 of 24 identified job killer bills had been effectively stopped through efforts of the California Chamber of Commerce, local chambers and the business community. While many job killer bills were stopped, one employment-related job killer already was signed and another is on the […]

2 Sep 16 - Compensation, Heat Illness, Minimum Wage, Overtime, Time Off - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »