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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…

Posted in Arbitration California

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…

Posted in ABC California

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…

Posted in ABC California

Costco Wins Independent Contractor Case: Is The Tide (Hopefully) Changing? 

From JDSupra, Mark Tabakman discusses a recent case which turned, in part, on the court’s finding that…

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AB 5 Survives Challenge From Freelance Writers, Photographers 

From JDSupra, Manatt, Phelps & Phillips, LLP discusses the decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals…

Posted in ABC California

Supreme Court Seeks Solicitor General Input on Preemption Challenge to California’s AB 5 

From JDSupra, Alexander Chemers and Robert Roginson report that the United States Supreme Court has asked the…

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California Employment Law Update  – Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Connor Meggs and Eugene Ryu discusses recent laws enacted in California including several affecting independent…

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2021 California Labor, Employment, and Independent Contractor Legislative Update

From JDSupra, Matthew Goldberg, Jessica Millar, Jill Ripke, Heather Sager, and Daniel XuLi discuss California legislation including…

Posted in ABC California

Was Mary Poppins an Employee Under California’s ABC Test?

From The National Law Review, Vanessa C. Krumbein raises the question as to whether Mary Poppins would be…

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But The Contract Clearly Says They Are Independent Contractors! The Court May Not Agree 

From Mondaq, Alicia R. Kennon discusses a recent case in which the contract said the workers were…

Posted in Arbitration California

California Appellate Decision Highlights Importance of Ensuring Consistency Between Prime Contract and Subcontract 

From JDSupra, Blake Robinson discusses the importance of having consistent dispute resolution provisions, including a requirement to…

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Borello Test Says 7-11 Franchisees are Independent Contractors

From The National Law Review, Christopher M. Pardo and Alexis Zavala Romero discuss the recent California case…