Category: California

Posted in Arbitration California

Ninth Circuit Vacates Preliminary Injunction Against Enforcement of Mandatory Employment Arbitration Agreement Ban 

From JDSupra, Amy Patton and Tyler Runge discuss the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision that AB51,…

Posted in Arbitration California

The Arbitration Whipsaw Continues – Court Reinstates Portions of California Prohibition of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements 

From JDSupra, Benjamin Ebbink and Phillip Simpler discuss a recent case in which California’s s statute, AB51,…

Posted in California

7-Eleven Beats Franchisees’ Claims That They Were Misclassified as Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a California case that said that 7-Eleven franchisees were properly classified as…

Posted in California Workers Compensation

Court holds homeowner Johnny Mathis not liable for injuries to independent contractor window cleaner 

From The San Diego Tribune, Dan Eaton discusses a case in which an independent contractor window-washer who…

Posted in California

Not So Fast: California Judge Strikes Down Proposition 22, Finding That Rideshare and Delivery Drivers Are Employees—Not Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Kevin Brown and Gina Miller discuss the decision by a California Court that Proposition 22…

Posted in California

Judge Strikes Down California’s Prop 22 – Will Gig Companies Need to Classify App-Based Drivers as Employees?

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello discusses the recent decision by a California judge that said that Proposition 22 was…

Posted in California

Zimmer Settles Employee Misclassification Class Action for $7.3M

From Orthopedics This Week, Kim Delmonico reports on the preliminary approval of a settlement of claims that…

Posted in California Misclassification

If The Signing’s Not Real, Don’t Count On Appeal

From JDSupra, Joshua Rodine and Michelle Zakarian discuss a recent case in California in which the court did…

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 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 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…