Category: California

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Ninth Circuit Rejects Another AB 5 Challenge

From JDSupra, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discusses a recent case in which the court said that…

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Is It Becoming Easy To Certify Collective Action Lawsuits Alleging Independent Contractor Misclassification? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which a federal court in California certified a…

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Ninth Circuit Holds California’s ABC Test for Classifying Independent Contractors Does Not Violate First Amendment

From JDSupra, Eric Gitig and Obiora Ikedi Onyemaobim discuss a recent case in which the court rejected…

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San Diego City Attorney Announced that Instacart Agreed to pay $46.5 million to Settle Claims Alleging Workers were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

San Diego City Attorney Mara W. Elliott announced that Instacart agreed to pay $46.5 million to settle…

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Exemption from AB5 for Commercial Fishers Extended

From JDSupra, Amy Beverlin, Matthew Kane, and Sylvia Kim report on new laws in California including one…

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California Labor Commissioner’s Office Cites Home Health Care Placement Agencies Nearly $2 Million for Misclassifying 66 Workers

The California Labor Commissioner’s Office required two home healthcare placement agencies $1.8 million for misclassifying workers as…

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Janitorial Workers Were Employees, Not Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discuss a recent case in which the court said that…

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Employment Arbitration Agreements Remain Legal in California – at Least for Now!

From JDSupra, Anthony Oncidi, Wesley Shelton, and Mark Theodore report that the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals…

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First, But Certainly Not the Last: California Agricultural Labor Relations Board Issues First-Ever Additional Penalties to Employer for Willful Misclassification

From JDSupra, Heather Domingo and Rebecca Hause-Schultz discuss the first time the California Agricultural Labor Relations Board…

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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,…

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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…