Category: California

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Posted in ABC California

Trucker Protest Over California Independent Contractor Law Shuts Down Port of Oakland

From JDSupra, Linda Auerbach Allderdice, Kristine Orozco-Little, and Jameson Rice provide an outstanding summary of the history,…

Posted in California

Teamsters Campaign Pays Off to Uphold Misclassification Law Protecting Drivers

The Teamsters worked with the California Attorney General to defend California’s independent contractor statute, AB5 from a…

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Dead End for Class Certification? Ninth Circuit Provides Roadmap for Defending Independent Contractor Misclassification Class Claims 

From JDSupra, Matthew Goodman and Todd Lebowitz discuss a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of…

Posted in ABC California

This Week at The Ninth: Class Certification and Misclassification

From JDSupra, James Sigel discusses a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals said…

Posted in ABC California

U.S. Supreme Court Declines to Hear Challenge to California’s Independent Contractor Law

From JDSupra, David Cheng reports on the United States Supreme Court’s decision to not review a lower…

Posted in ABC California

Time to Adapt: U.S. Supreme Court Declines Review of California Assembly Bill No 5

From JDSupra, Marc Blubaugh discusses the United States Supreme Court’s decision to decline to review whether California’s independent…

Posted in Arbitration California

Supreme Court: An Employee’s Individual PAGA Claim Must Be Adjudicated in Arbitration

From JDSupra, Marjorie Soto Garcia, Ron Holland, Priya Singh, and Lauren Ziegler discuss the United States Supreme…

Posted in Arbitration California

The Supreme Court Strikes a Blow to PAGA: What California Employers Need to Know

From JDSupra, Mike Flesuras and Jennifer Rubin discuss the United States Supreme Court’s decision that says California’s…

Posted in Arbitration California

Supreme Court Permits Arbitration of Individual PAGA Claims

From JDSupra, Laura Devane, Robert Friedman, Julie McGoldrick, and Joseph Wientge Jr. discuss the United States Supreme…

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Solicitor General Recommends that the Supreme Court Not Hear the Appeal that the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act Preempts California’s AB5

  The Solicitor General of the United States filed a brief with the United States Supreme Court…

Posted in California

California Cannabis Workers: Independent Contractor Exceptions 

From Lexology, Griffen Thorne does an outstanding job reviewing the requirements of California’s AB5 in connection with classifying…

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Rare Employer Victory in CA Misclassification Case

From JDSupra, Atticus Lee and Heather Sager discuss a recent case in which Walmart avoided waiting time…