Category: California

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Sign of the Times? New Law Protects Florida Companies from Misclassification Claims When Aiding Gig Economy Workers in Emergencies

From JDSupra, Brett Owens discusses a recently enacted law in Florida that allows companies to provide certain…

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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…

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Good Faith Dispute Over Employment Relationship Allows Walmart to Escape Waiting Time Penalties

From JDSupra, Tyler Johnson discusses a recent case in which Walmart was able to avoid penalties for…

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Uber and Lyft Owe California $413 Million in Unemployment Insurance Taxes, Study Says

From Vice, Edward Ongweso Jr discusses a recent report which conlcudes that Uber and Lyft owe the state…

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California Continues to Go to the Dogs

From JDSupra, Anthony Oncidi and Dylan Tedford discuss an appellate case in California which centers on whether…

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Are You My Employer?

From JDSupra, Skye Daley and Kathryn Fox discuss who is a worker’s employer in the context of…

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Next California Gig Economy Vote Could See Certain Healthcare Workers Deemed Eligible for Contractor Classification 

From JDSupra, Hannah Sweiss and A. Kevin Troutman discuss a potential ballot measure that would allow some…

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California Voters May Deal a Fatal Blow to PAGA

From JDSupra, Philippe Lebel, Anthony Oncidi, and Morgan Peterson discuss a proposed ballot initiative which would make…

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Is the end near? Supreme Court set to rule on whether California’s PAGA law runs afoul of the Federal Arbitration Act

From JDSupra, Joseph Blalock and Adam Primm report that the United States Supreme Court is considering whether…

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US Supreme Court to Review Whether PAGA Claim Can Be Arbitrated 

From JDSupra, Christopher Braham, Joseph Mulherin, and Harrison Zator discusses the United States Supreme Court’s decision to…

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SCOTUS to decide whether FAA preempts California’s prohibition on the arbitration of PAGA representative claims 

From JDSupra, James Bogan III reports that the Supreme Court of the United States (SCOTUS) will consider…

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Is the U.S. Supreme Court About to Dive Into the Independent Contractor Misclassification Field? 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the possibility that the United States Supreme Court will consider whether the…