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Flurry Of Recent Developments On The Dynamex Front

From JDSupra, Benjamin Ebbink reports on recent developments relating to California Supreme Court’s decision in Dynamex including that…

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IC miclassification: California bill advances; New Jersey releases report, signs tri-state agreement

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that a bill to codify the ABC test for classifying workers has…

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Ninth Circuit upholds arbitration provision testing the “outer limits” of what constitutes an enforceable arbitration agreement 

From JDSupra, James Bogan III discusses a recent case with the “outer limits” of what is a…

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California District Court says payday lender’s arbitration provision is unconscionable 

From Lexology, Buckley LLP reports on a decision in which an arbitration was found to be unenforceable….

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Phlebotomists Settle Misclassification Case

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in which phlebotomists settled a claim alleging that they…

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California Appeals Court Finds Arbitration Agreement with Independent Contractor Unenforceable

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses a recent case in California in which an arbitration agreement was unconscionable…

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Continued Employment Means Arbitration Acceptance, California Court Rules 

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

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Ninth Circuit “Cleans House” In Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Decision By Holding ABC Test Applies Retroactively And Opining On Its Effect On Franchisors

From Mondaq,  Christopher Wilkinson, Alexandra Stathopoulos and Carolina Garcia discuss a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit Court of…

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Gig economy: California bill granting employee status passes assembly

From The Guardian, Kari Paul reports that the California assembly passed a bill that would formalize the…

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California Gig Economy Employers Should Approach the Department of Labor’s Recent Opinion Letter With Caution 

From JDSupra, Raymond Nhan and Rod Sorensen recommend that employers should not rely too heavily on the…

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Ninth Circuit Concludes That New California “ABC” Independent Contractor Test Applies Retroactively

From The National Law Review, Michael S. Kun discusses a recent case in which the Ninth Circuit…

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Concern Grows in California for Travel Agent Independent Contractor Status

From TravelMarket, Richard D’Ambrosio discusses concerns about whether travel agents in California will continue to be independent…