Category: California

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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…

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Los Angeles’ New Requirements For Work With Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Dan Forman and Charanjit Singh discuss the recently effecdtive Los Angeles Freelance Worker Protection Ordinance…

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United States Representatives Urge Department of Labor to Investigate Misclassification at Deel

From the office of Representative Adam Schiff (D-California), Representative Schiff, along with Representatives Bill Pascrell (D-N.J.), Raúl…

Posted in Arbitration California

Adolph v. Uber: Sending Individual PAGA Claims to Arbitration Does Not Affect Plaintiffs’ Standing to Pursue a Representative PAGA Claim 

From JDSupra, Lisa Bowman, Katie Briscoe, Andrew Livingston, Amanda MacDonald, and Justin Washington discuss a recent case…

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California Supreme Court Boosts PAGA Claimants’ Rights in Highly Anticipated Decision: 5-Step Action Plan for Employers

From JDSupra, Anet Drapalski, Benjamin Ebbink, Lonnie Giamela, Alden Parker, Erin Price, and Hannah Sweiss discuss the…

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California Supreme Court Rules Employees Can Pursue PAGA Claims on Behalf of Other Aggrieved Employees in Court Despite Arbitration Agreement

From JDSupra, Sarah Eller, Rico Rosales, Jason Storck, Rebecca Stuart, and Marina Tsatalis discuss the recent California…

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Senator Padilla Urges Investigation into Deel after Company Flaunts Skirting California Worker Protection Laws 

California State Senator Steve Padilla asked the California Labor and Workforce Development Agency to investigate claims that…

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Written Contract Will Be Required For Many Independent Contractors And Freelance Workers In Los Angeles Starting July 1, 2023 

From JDSupra, Leigh White discusses a Los Angeles ordinance that protects independent contractors and is similar to…

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San Diego City Attorney Announces that Funds Due to Misclassified Instacart Workers Are Now Available

San Diego, Office of the City Attorney announced that millions of dollars owed to San Diego Instacart…

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San Francisco Announces a $6 Million Settlement with Handy Technologies, Inc. for Misclassifying Workers

The San Francisco District Attorney announched the settlement with Handy Technologies, Inc. resolving complaints that Handy had…

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Beachbody misclassified coaches as independent contractors, worker alleges in class-action lawsuit

From HRDive, Emilie Shumway discusses the allegations by a direct sales coach that Beachbody misclassified sales coaches…

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Court Says Statute Allows California Financial Broker ito be Independent Contractor

From AdvisorHub, Miriam Rozen discusses a case in which a California appeals court relied on an exception…