Category: California

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Not So Fast: California Judge Strikes Down Proposition 22, Finding That Rideshare and Delivery Drivers Are Employees—Not Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Kevin Brown and Gina Miller discuss the decision by a California Court that Proposition 22…

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Judge Strikes Down California’s Prop 22 – Will Gig Companies Need to Classify App-Based Drivers as Employees?

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello discusses the recent decision by a California judge that said that Proposition 22 was…

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Zimmer Settles Employee Misclassification Class Action for $7.3M

From Orthopedics This Week, Kim Delmonico reports on the preliminary approval of a settlement of claims that…

Posted in California Misclassification

If The Signing’s Not Real, Don’t Count On Appeal

From JDSupra, Joshua Rodine and Michelle Zakarian discuss a recent case in California in which the court did…

Posted in ABC California Washington DC

Ride-Sharing Industry Prevails, While Trucking Industry has More Legal Work to do: 

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses two cases this month — in one of them, Lyft drivers were required…

Posted in ABC California

Schrödinger’s Cat? Ninth Circuit Disrupts Trucking Industry with Contractor Misclassification Ruling

From JDSupra, Todd Lebowitz discusses the recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that the…

Posted in ABC California Massachusetts

California’s Preemption Analysis Creates Circuit Split Making AB-5 Ripe for Supreme Court Review 

From JDSupra, Penny Chen, Carter Norfleet, and Saman Rejali review the recent decision by the 9th Circuit…

Posted in ABC California

9th Circuit Permits Enforcement Of AB 5 Against Interstate Motor Carriers

From JDSupra, Cary Palmer discusses the recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals that said that…

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Ninth Circuit Joins California Court of Appeal in Rejecting FAAAA Preemption of AB 5 as Applied to Motor Carriers 

From JDSupra, Amy Patton and Tyler Runge discuss the decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals…

Posted in California Intellectual Property

Employment Law Issues to Consider Before Including Work Made for Hire Clauses in Contractor Agreements

From JDSupra, Chandra Andrade, Nate Garhart, and Rebecca Stephens provide a terrific summary of the risks of…

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9th Circuit says AB5 is Not Preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration Authorization Act (FAAAA)

In CTA V. Rob Bonta, No. 20-55107, D.C. No.3:18-cv-02458- BEN-BLM, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed…

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Independent Contractors Denied Class Action Status Under the Dynamex ABC Test 

From JDSupra, Alison Tsao discusses a California Court of Appeal’s case in which the court did not…