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Landmark Bill Passes: California Codifies “ABC” Test for Worker Classification

On Thursday, September 12th, the California State Assembly passed Assembly Bill 5 (“AB 5”), the controversial new law that codifies the three-factor “ABC” test introduced by the California Supreme Court in its 2018 Dynamex decision. The passage of AB 5 marks a sea change in the way that companies doing business in California will be … Continue Reading

[Podcast]: Worker Classification after Dynamex, Not as Simple as ABC

In its 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County, the California Supreme Court upended decades of precedent by setting out a new, stringent, three-factor test to determine proper worker classification for purposes of California’s wage order rules. Then, this year, the Ninth Circuit first applied Dynamex retroactively and then … Continue Reading

New California Paid Sick Leave Requirements Effective July 1, 2015

Beginning July 1, 2015, California employers will be required to grant paid sick leave to nearly all California employees in compliance with California’s new paid sick leave law, the Healthy Workplaces, Healthy Families Act of 2014.  The law applies to all employers who employ at least one employee who works in California for at least … Continue Reading
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