Category: California

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AB2257: Not Much Better Than AB5 for Most Industries in California Using Independent Contractors

From JDSupra, Richard Reibstein discusses the changes to California’s AB5 law. Richard writes: Many independent contractors complained…

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AB 5 “2.0” – California Tweaks its Independent Contractor Ban

From JDSupra, Audrey Nguyen and Jennifer Rubin provide a helpful guide to the changes made by AB…

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Nibbling Around The Edges? California Continues To Make Changes To AB 5 AndThe ABC Test

From JDSupra, Benjamin Ebbink discusses the changes in to AB5 including changes to the general exceptions (bona fide business…

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California’s AB 2257 Amends AB 5, the Independent Contractor Law

From Lexology, Bruce J. Sarchet, James A. Paretti, Jr. and Michael J. Lotito discuss the changes to AB 5, the…

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Expanding Independent Contractors in California: AB 2257

From JDSupra, Jonathan Barker, Timothy Kim, and Justine Phillips provide an outstanding review of California’s AB 2257….

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom Signs Bill Aiding Freelancers, Indie Contractors

From Deadline, Bruce Haring reports that California Gavin Newsom signed AB 2257 on Friday, September 4, 2020….

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California AB 5 And The Status Of Independent Contractors 

From JDSupra, Emilia Arutunian, Nathan Austin, Erika Barbara Pickles, and Cecilie Read provide an update on the…

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AB 5 Update: AB 2257 Would Amend California Independent Contractor Law

From JDSupra, Michael Lotito, James Paretti, Jr., and Bruce Sarchet provide a superb comparison of AB 2257,…

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Shutdown Averted – Lyft And Uber’s AB-5 Battle With California Heats Up 

From JDSupra, Brian Casillas discusses the reprieve by the appeals court of the order compelling Lyft and…

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Is a home tutor an employee or independent contractor? 

From The San Diego Tribune, Dan Eaton discusses whether a home tutor is an employee or independent…

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California Judge Hands Stinging Loss To Gig Economy Companies – 5 Takeaways From Ruling Ordering Ride-Sharing Drivers To Be Classified As Employees 

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello discusses the recent order by a California judge saying that Uber and Lyft had…

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Judge blocks Uber, Lyft from classifying drivers as contractors in California

From Reuters, Jonathan Stempel reports that a California judge ordered Lyft and Uber to classify their drives…