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Questions Left Open by Dymamex, And What Companies Can Do To Enhance Their IC Compliance

When the California Supreme Court issued its groundbreaking decision in the Dynamex case on April 30, announcing a new test to be used in determining independent contractor status under certain California laws, it left open a host of questions that … Continue reading

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Oil & Gas Industry Is Next Target for Independent Contractor Misclassification Lawsuits

A cottage industry for plaintiffs’ class action lawyers has been independent contractor (IC) misclassification lawsuits, and one of the industries taking the brunt of those types of legal proceedings is energy, particularly companies that operate in the oil patch. In … Continue reading

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Independent Contractor Bombshell for California Businesses: California Supreme Court Curtails the Lawful Use of ICs

Earlier today, the California Supreme Court established the Golden State as one of the least hospitable jurisdictions in the nation toward independent contractor status. Abandoning its decades-old common law test used to determine IC status, the California Supreme Court in … Continue reading

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Prediction: California Supreme Court Will Re-Affirm Existing Test for Independent Contractor Status

This blog post has been superseded by the post on April 30 entitled “Independent Contractor Bombshell for California Businesses”  Tomorrow, April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court is expected to issue a decision in a case that could change the … Continue reading

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Uber Scores Big Win in Independent Contractor Misclassification Case

Yesterday, Uber Technologies, Inc. won a watershed case under federal and state wage laws on the issue of whether Uber drivers are independent contractors, as the company has steadfastly maintained. A federal district court in Pennsylvania granted summary judgment in … Continue reading

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