Tag: gig economy workers

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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…

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California Labor Commissioner Files First Lawsuit Enforcing AB 5

Earlier this month, the California Labor Commissioner’s Office filed its first lawsuit to enforce AB 5, which requires employers to use the “ABC” test to…

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Emergency San Francisco Ordinance Provides Worker Health, Scheduling Protections

On April 21, 2020, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors passed an emergency ordinance requiring grocery store, drug store, restaurant and on-demand delivery service employers…

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AB 5’s Legal Challenges Update

AB 5, one of the most widely publicized and controversial bills from last year, has been (mostly) officially in effect for slightly over a month….

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How DOL Opinion Letter on ‘Gig’ Economy Workers Affects California

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) recently issued an opinion letter, FLSA 2019-6, addressing whether a service provider for a virtual marketplace company (VMC) is…