Category: California

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Electronically Signed Arbitration Agreements May Be Unenforceable in California

From JDSupra, Monique Eginli and Guillermo Tello discuss a recent case in California which serves as a…

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California Republicans target IC misclassification laws

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that California Republicans announced that they were going to fight laws that…

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At Long Last, California District Court Permanently Enjoins Enforcement of AB 51

From JDSupra, Gregory Mersol discusses the history of the litigation over California’s AB 51, the statute that…

Posted in California Misclassification

Misclassified Caregiver Awarded $3 million 

From the  Asian Journal, Attorny C. Joe Sayas, Jr. reports on a case in which a caretaker was…

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California Privacy Protection Agency Proposes Rules for Automated Decisionmaking Technology

The California Privacy Protection Agency announced draft regulations govering the use of automated decisionmaking technology that include…

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Proliferating Pay Protection Laws Favoring Independent Contractors Create Perils for ‎Businesses

From JDSupra, Janet Barsky and Richard Reibstein discuss the increase in the number of laws and ordinances…

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California Property Owner Not Liable for Injury to Employee of Independent Contractor

From JDSupra, Catherine Dacre and Ping Wang discuss a recent case in California in which a property…

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Mega-Settlements in Independent Contractor Misclassification Lawsuits

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses two large settlements of misclassification lawsuits – one involving distributors and the…

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Employment Law Developments: Q3 2023 – Los Angeles and Montana

From JDSupra, Katherine Gordon and Tareen Zafrullah provide a terrific summary of employment law developments for this…

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California Industrial Welfare Commission May Consider More Protections for California Employees

From JDSupra, Andrew Lichtenstein discusses areas that the California Industrial Welfare Commission may address when it convenes….

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San Francisco City Attorney Sues Qwick for Misclassifying Hospitality Workers

The City Attorney for San Francisco announced a lawsuit claiming that an on-demand hospitality staffing firm misclassified…

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Put it in Writing: Los Angeles Imposes New Requirements on Employers of Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Michelle Lappen and Jonathan Slowik discuss the requirements of the new ordinance in Los Angeles…