Posts Tagged ‘Dynamex’

Roadmap for AB 5: California’s New Worker Classification Law Free White Paper

In September, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) — and significantly altered the way California law distinguishes between employees and independent contractors. AB 5 did two things: First, it codified the California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, 4 Cal. 5th 903 (2018) (Dynamex); […]

7 Nov 19 - Independent Contractor - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

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November Webinar Prepares Employers for AB 5’s New ‘ABC’ Test

AB 5, the sweeping new law recently signed by Governor Gavin Newsom, dramatically changes how employers classify workers as independent contractors or employees, starting January 1, 2020. The new employee classification test the California Supreme Court adopted last year in the Dynamex ruling affects nearly every sector of the California economy. “While AB 5 exempts […]

17 Oct 19 - Independent Contractor - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

More Exemptions Needed on Bill Codifying Independent Contractor Test

There are three weeks left in the legislative session and one of the most common questions I get multiple times on a daily basis is what is going to happen with AB 5 – Dynamex?  It’s a good question. At this time, AB 5 is the only legislative vehicle still in play regarding Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The […]

29 Aug 19 - Independent Contractor - HRWatchdog - No CommentsRead More »

Ninth Circuit Decides to Not Go Back to the Future, Depublishes Vasquez Decision

The Dynamex saga is back for a sequel. In a brief yet temporary win for employers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals depublished its Vasquez opinion. Remember, in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court, the California Supreme Court adopted a new test, called the “ABC” test, for evaluating whether workers are properly classified as independent […]

23 Jul 19 - Independent Contractor - Matthew J. Roberts, Esq. - No CommentsRead More »

Dynamex Goes Back to the Future, DLSE Chimes in Too

Do you remember the movie “Back to the Future,” where a young Marty McFly goes back in time and, in doing so, potentially re-writes the present day?  Well movie fans, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals is also going back to the future for an independent contractor/Dynamex-related case that has important implications for employers. In […]

16 May 19 - Independent Contractor - Erika Frank - No CommentsRead More »