Category: California

Posted in California

California delivery workers, Ryder propose $5M deal to settle misclassification suit

From HRDive, Ryan Golden reports on a settlement between Ryder and a group of delivery workers in…

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California’s crackdowns on the gig economy

From The Orange County Register, the Editorial Board published an editorial opposing California’s lawsuits against gig economy…

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California Ramps-Up Independent Contractor Misclassification Enforcement 

From JDSupra, Aaron Colby and Laura Heckathorn report that California’s AB5 became effective for workers compensation on…

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Trucking company, drivers ask court to OK $6.5 million settlement in IC misclassification suit

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that a settlement of allegations that truck drivers in California were misclassified…

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Judge Says 40-Year Newspaper Carrier Is an Employee, Not Contractor

From Courthouse News Service, Carson McCullough reports that a “newspaper dealer” was found to be misclassified as…

Posted in ABC California

San Francisco Files Misclassification Lawsuit Against DoorDash And Promises More Litigation Is To Come 

From JDSupra, Richard Meneghello reports that the California District Attorney filed an unfair business practices lawsuit against…

Posted in ABC California

AB 5, Dynamex and Borello: What Standard Governs Independent Contractor Status In California?

From JDSupra, Michael Kun and Kevin Sullivan discuss the state of the law in California for misclassification…

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Uber, Lyft drivers are employees, says California regulator

From Reuters, Akanksha Rana, and Tina Bellon report that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) determined that…

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Lyft Was Not Liable For Accident Involving One Of Its Drivers 

From JDSupra, Anthony Oncidi discusses a case in which Lyft was not liable for an accident involving…

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AB 2457: A Potential Helping Hand for California Employers in a Time of Need

From JDSupra, Shareef Farag and Carter Norfleet discuss propsed legislation in California that would help employers by…

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Ballot Measure to Repeal AB5 for App-Based Drivers Approved by California Secretary of State

From the California Secretary of State: New Measure Eligible for California’s November 2020 Ballot Changes Employment Classification…

Posted in Arbitration California

California Appellate Court Issues Guidance on Enforcing Arbitration Agreements 

From JDSupra, Randy Haj and Scott Luskin discuss recent California cases in which the courts addressed which…