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DAN HANNAN: Scottish Nationalists are making their countrymen less independent by the day. Americ…

DAN HANNAN: Scottish Nationalists are making their countrymen less independent by the day. American friends are often surprised by how hectoring and statist the Scottish government is. Scotland, in their minds, is a hardy, rugged place — hardier, certainly, than … Continue reading

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INDEPENDENT EMPLOYEES: A NEW CATEGORY OF WORKERS FOR THE GIG ECONOMY

Many companies, particularly in the Gig Economy, have been the target of lawsuits alleging that they have misclassified workers as independent contractors rather than employees. These issues often present bet-the-company litigation, with billions of dollars and the companies’ very business … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Narrows Rule for Independent Contractors Forcing Many Business to Reclassify Workers as Employees

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court sent shock waves through businesses using independent Contractors.  The Court substantially narrowed the existing 30 year old rule for classifying workers as independent contractors under California wage-hour law. In Dynamex Operations West, … Continue reading

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Five key issues California employers must know about Supreme Court’s ruling on independent contractors

The California Supreme Court issued a monumental ruling this week regarding the test used in determining whether a worker can be classified as an independent contractor.  In the case, Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, the plaintiff brought a … Continue reading

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California Supreme Court Limits Use of Independent Contractors

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued its long-awaited opinion in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court, clarifying the standard for determining whether workers in California should be classified as employees or as independent contractors for purposes of … Continue reading

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