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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…

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Gig Workers: 2, California: 0 in Ongoing Fight for Independent Contractor Status 

From JDSupra, David Gobel and Anthony Oncidi discuss a recent decision by the Ninth Circuit Court of…

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Emerging healthcare gig economy: an Uber driver in scrubs

From Capitol Weekly, Brian Crone, the owner of The Law Office of Brian Crone, an attorney specializing…

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Hearst settles independent contractor rights class action for nearly $1 million

From Courthouse News Service, Natalie Hanson reports that Hearst settled misclassication claims by newspaper delivery contractors. Natalie…

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The Status of Independent Contractors in California in 2023 

From JDSupra, James Carter discusses the state of independent contractors in California which seems to be constantly…

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Court says California Grubhub Delivery Driver was an Employee

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the decision by a federal court that said a California Grubhub delivery…

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California Labor Commissioner Cites Therapy Provider for more than $9 Million for Misclassifying 1,280 Employees 

The California Labor Commissioner found that part-time speech, physical, and occupational therapists were misclassified as independent contractors…

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California Court of Appeal Upholds Proposition 22 as Mostly Constitutional

From JDSupra, Adam Siegel and Benjamin Tulis discuss the California case in which the court said Proposition…