Tag: independent contractor

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Posted in Local Ordinances

Los Angeles City’s New Freelance Worker Protections Ordinance

In California, properly classifying workers as either employees or independent contractors has been an evolving topic for years and can result in significant legal exposure…

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Posted in Independent Contractor

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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Posted in Independent Contractor

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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Posted in Independent Contractor

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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Posted in Independent Contractor

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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Posted in General

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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Posted in Independent Contractor

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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Posted in Independent Contractor

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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Posted in Independent Contractor

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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Posted in Independent Contractor

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…