Category: ABC

Posted in ABC New Jersey

Kennedy v. Weichert Realtors: Employment Status of Real Estate Salespeople Under-Fire

From JDSupra, Zachary Kimmel discusses a recent case in which the New Jersey’s Appellate Court said that New…

Posted in ABC New Jersey

NJ Continues Its Aggressive Crackdown on Independent Contractor Misclassification 

From JDSupra, Daniel Small, Glenn Smith, Robert Szyba, and Howard Wexler discuss the legislation recently enacted in…

Posted in ABC California Washington DC

Ride-Sharing Industry Prevails, While Trucking Industry has More Legal Work to do: 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses two cases this month — in one of them, Lyft drivers were required…

Posted in ABC Louisiana

Louisiana House committee approves misclassification measures 

From KTBS 3 ABC, David Jacobs reports that a Louisiana House committee supported a bill to clarify…

Posted in ABC California

Schrödinger’s Cat? Ninth Circuit Disrupts Trucking Industry with Contractor Misclassification Ruling

From JDSupra, Todd Lebowitz discusses the recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that the…

Posted in ABC

Surprise! Federal Proposal Would Require States to Adopt California’s ABC Contractor Classification Test for Unemployment Purposes

From JDSupra, Benjamin Ebbink, Usama Kahf and John Polso discuss a bill that focuses on improving the…

Posted in ABC California Massachusetts

California’s Preemption Analysis Creates Circuit Split Making AB-5 Ripe for Supreme Court Review 

From JDSupra, Penny Chen, Carter Norfleet, and Saman Rejali review the recent decision by the 9th Circuit…

Posted in ABC California

9th Circuit Permits Enforcement Of AB 5 Against Interstate Motor Carriers

From JDSupra, Cary Palmer discusses the recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that said that…

Posted in ABC California

Ninth Circuit Joins California Court of Appeal in Rejecting FAAAA Preemption of AB 5 as Applied to Motor Carriers 

From JDSupra, Amy Patton and Tyler Runge discuss the decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals…

Posted in ABC California

9th Circuit says AB5 is Not Preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA)

In CTA V. Rob Bonta, No. 20-55107, D.C. No.3:18-cv-02458- BEN-BLM, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed…

Posted in ABC California

Independent Contractors Denied Class Action Status Under the Dynamex ABC Test 

From JDSupra, Alison Tsao discusses a California Court of Appeal’s case in which the court did not…

Posted in ABC

The PRO Act Does not Need a Fix to Protect Freelancers like Me, but the Worker Flexibility Act Might

From Daily Kos, CanAmLefty argues that the Protecting the Right to Organize Act (the “PRO Act”) only…