Category: California

long haul truck
Posted in California Misclassification

Drivers win $5-million settlement in latest victory against trucking companies 

From the LA Times, Natalie Kitroeff reports on a settlement between trucking companies and drivers in southern California….

18 wheeler truck in mountains
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California Trucking Companies Balk at Misclassification Amnesty Deal

  From Trucks.com, Clarissa Hawes reports that trucking companies have not taken advantage of the amnesty program….

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San Francisco forms gig economy task force

Staffing Industry Analysts report that San Francisco has created a task force to provide policy recommendations to the…

two woman doctors in a hospital
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Rural hospital bill passes key test in California 

    From State of Reform, Zack Hale reports on a bill recently passed by the California Assembly…

Map of California
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California Bill for Independent Contractor Collective Bargaining Dies

  From Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0, Craig Johnson reports that a bill that would have given freelancers…

Lyft App
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San Francisco Demands Uber and Lyft Drivers Get Business Licenses

  From Entrepreneur, David Murphy reports that San Francisco is stepping up the enforcement of a requirement…

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One Very Good Reason to Make Sure Your Contractor is Licensed 

From JDSupra, Garret Murai discusses a case in which a homeowner was liable for damages because a…

delivery driver or courier
Posted in California Misclassification

Wage & Hour Division Sends Strong Message to Companies Using ICs

    The nextSource Blog reports on two cases in which the United States Department of Labor (DOL)…

Gig workers organize now!
Posted in California

California Considers Legislation to Let Workers in the Gig Economy Self-Organize

From GovernmentTechnology, Jennifer Van Grove discusses new legislation in California that would allow workers in the gig…

Two chambermaid women cleaning in a hotel.
Posted in California

Labor Commissioner Gets San Francisco House Cleaning Workers $50,000 Each in Back

  From PR Newswire, the California Labor Commissioner announced a settlement of an investigation in which house…

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Posted in Arbitration California

California Court Rejects Arbitration Agreement for Unconscionability

  From JDSupra, Rafael Nendel-Flores and Hanna Raanan discuss a recent case in which the California Court of Appeal said that…

an Francisco traffic with yellow cab
Posted in California Misclassification

In shadow of Uber HQ, S.F.’s Yellow Cab files for bankruptcy

From Treeangle, Esthi Maharani reports that Yellow Cab in San Francisco filed for bankruptcy, in part, because of…