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California Supreme Court grants review in independent contractor misclassification case

From Lexology, Robin E. Largent of Carothers DiSante & Freudenberger, LLP reports that the California Supreme Court…

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Los Angeles, Long Beach port truckers win major legal victory

From Daily Breeze Trucking — Jordan England-Nelson writes about a Superior Court decision that found that port truck…

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CALIFORNIA: 5 new laws that will affect employers, workers

From the Press-Enterprise — Richard K. De Atley outlines 5 new laws that affect employers and employees in…

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California agencies target ‘underground economy’

From the Contra Costa Times — California is attacking the underground economy — businesses who pay wages…

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Independent contractor versus employee under California Labor Law

From Amir Kohan — There is no set definition of the term “independent contractor” and as such,…

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Independent contractor misclassification in California now riskier

From —  the trial court applied the definitions of “employ” and “employee” in Wage Order No….

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Newspaper Carriers were Employees, Despite Independent Contractor Agreement, California Court Rules

From Jackson Lewis Workplace Resource Center — “Under California law, whether a worker is an employee or…

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High Court Asked To Rein In 9th Circuit Court on Misclassification of Drivers

From Law 360 — “Affinity Logistics Corp. has urged the U.S. Supreme Court to review a Ninth…

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California Labor Contractor and Independent Contractor Issues

From the National Law Review — “California has, for a variety of reasons, become a particularly hostile…

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Wage Order—Not Borello—Applies in Independent Contractor Status Test Says California Court of Appeal

From JDSupra Business Advisor — PerkinsCoie writes — “The California Court of Appeal, Second District, issued an…

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Independent contractor versus employee debate continues

  From Lexology —  Amy Pierce writes “a California federal district court, in Taylor v. Shippers Transport Express,…

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Court Finds Sacramento Bee Misclassified Employees as Independent Contractors

From — “The Superior Court for the County of Sacramento held that the Sacramento Bee owned by…