Tag: independent contractor

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2021 New Year, New Laws

Goodbye, 2020, and good riddance! As we enter 2021, the new year brings several new employment-related laws that employers should be prepared for, including: New…

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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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Questions About California’s New Independent Contractor Law? State Creates AB 5 Resource Website

Last week, California Labor and Workforce Development Agency Secretary Julie Su announced a new resource website for workers and business on AB 5, California’s new…

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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…

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New Employee Classification Test Signed into Law

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed legislation placing in law the test for determining when a worker is an independent contract as outlined in a California…

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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…

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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…

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Hiring Retiree for Specific Projects as an Independent Contractor

One of my long-term employees recently retired and would like to do some occasional work for us in her spare time. Can we hire her…

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Independent Contractors’ ‘ABC Test’ Limited to Claims Arising Under a Wage Order

You may remember our previous blog post about the California Supreme Court’s rather groundbreaking decision about which test should be applied when determining whether an…