Posts Tagged ‘worker classification’

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. As expected, the new worker classification law is facing several legal challenges from various industry groups, one of which has resulted in an injunction. Below are updates on the legal […]

6 Feb 20 - Independent Contractor - James W. Ward - No CommentsRead More »

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 »

Can Part-Time Employees Be Exempt?

Can I classify an employee who works only part-time as exempt? An employee’s exempt classification must be evaluated by the employee’s rate of pay and the duties he/she performs, not necessarily by the number of hours worked. An employee who meets the salary test requirements and is primarily engaged in exempt duties may be properly […]

20 Jun 19 - Exempt/Nonexempt - Ellen Savage, J.D. - No CommentsRead More »