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The Must Have Fox Rothschild Guide to Doing Business in California (and It Is Free!)
Getting ready to reopen in California and need a refresher on what makes California law “special”?
Have plans to open an office/location somewhere in California and want to understand what…
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The Passage of Prop 22 and Future Aftershocks to Come From It
On November 3, 2020, California voters passed Proposition 22, an exemption from AB5 for app-based drivers and couriers who use personal vehicles/transportation to provide on-demand services. As detailed in…
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California Legislature Reaches Deal On Modifications to AB5
On Monday night, the California legislature passed Assembly Bill 2257 (AB2257), a clean-up bill to Assembly Bill 5 (AB5). Under AB 2257, musicians, fine artists, freelance writers, photographers, and translators…
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AB 5 Will Reshape Worker Classifications
Today, Governor Newsom signed AB 5 into law, drastically altering how millions of Californians are paid and drastically altering the legal analysis involved in distinguishing between “employees” and “independent contractors.”…
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Questions Remain About Who’s an Independent Contractor in California
It’s been nearly six months since the California Supreme Court announced that employers and government agencies were using the wrong test to determine who’s an independent contractor. In Dynamex Operations …
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CA Supreme Court Turns Independent Contractor Analysis on its Head
Determining whether a California worker is an independent contractor or an employee has always been difficult. Judges deciding the issue have complained that the test used by California courts “provides …
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Beware of Independent Contractor Agreements with “Work Made for Hire” Language
In recent years, California and federal agencies have highly scrutinized independent contractor status. While that scrutiny may be abating somewhat on the federal level, it is still alive and …
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Where Do Fitness Instructors “Fit” in the Current Worker Classification System?
Guest blog post by Mikella Wickham:
They say location is everything in business. How about classification of workers?
In certain industries, workers have a unique combination of specified skills and…
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California Needs a New Category of Workers — Dependent Contractors
Labor laws are not keeping pace with the new economy. Right now there are only two options for employers.
Option one is to hire employees, and comply with the myriad…
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