AB2257 is Again Shifting How Workers are Classified as Independent Contractors or Employees

AB 2257 | Independent Contractors Agreement

3 minute read  AB 2257 is, alongside other legislation, changing the way employers can classify independent contractors and employees. Since the California legislature passed AB 5 last fall, independent contractors and employers in California have found themselves sorting through new regulations designed to offset the costly and illegal misclassification of employees. With Proposition 22 on…

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San Francisco DA Cracks Down on DoorDash in New Complaint

In an explosive court filing on June 16, the District Attorney for the City and County of San Francisco alleged that the app-based delivery company DoorDash made a “calculated decision” to systematically flout California labor law. Under California Supreme Court precedent in a case known as Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court as well…

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UberBLACK Drivers to be Classified as Employees

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit has reversed its decision regarding the classification of UberBLACK drivers and thus the Uber saga continues. The original case dates back to 2016 and was filed by a group of drivers in Philadelphia driving for Uber’s high-end UberBLACK service. The drivers claim Uber violated the FLSA…

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