Monthly Archives September 2018

New Test for Independent Contractors

On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued an important decision called Dynamex Operations West, LLC v. Superior Court of California.  The decision establishes a new test for whether workers qualify as employees or independent contractors under California’s wage orders.  Under the new test, called the “ABC test,” workers will be considered employees instead of independent contractors unless the employer proves the following: A. The worker is free from the control and direction of the employer; B. The worker
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