Tag: Dynamex

Oh, What a Relief It Isn’t – AB 5 and the B2B Exemption

The new law governing independent contracting, AB 5, includes what can be described as a business-to-business (B2B) exemption. But a close examination of the...

What to Expect from New Independent Contractor Classification Law; Webinar, Free White Paper Available...

Throughout the year, the California Chamber of Commerce has been covering the developments surrounding the Dynamex Supreme Court decision on independent contractor classification and...

November Webinar Prepares Employers for AB 5’s New ‘ABC’ Test

Update: Add Local Ordinances to Your Compliance Radar  Recording of the live event on September 19, 2019 AB 5, the sweeping new law recently signed by Governor...

New Employee Classification Test Signed into Law

Governor Gavin Newsom yesterday signed legislation placing in law the test for determining when a worker is an independent contract as outlined in a...

CalChamber Releases Statement on AB 5

SACRAMENTO, CA — The California Chamber of Commerce today released the following statement on AB 5 (Gonzalez; D-San Diego): CalChamber is pleased with the number...

More Exemptions Needed on Bill Codifying Independent Contractor Test

There are three weeks left in the legislative session and one of the most common questions I get multiple times on a daily basis...

Nail Biter – Dynamex – Capitol Insider

There are three weeks left in the legislative session and one of the most common questions I get multiple times on a daily basis...

Independent Contractors Rally at Capitol to Request Work Flexibility Protections, Dynamex Fix

This morning, a coalition of independent drivers, and civil rights and community leaders are gathering at the State Capitol to bring focus to the...

Update on Key Bills Affecting California Employers

The California Legislature has one final month to pass bills to the Governor before going on recess for the rest of the year. In this...

Revenue Boost Calls Into Question Motivation for New Taxes; A Conversation with Dan Walters

In this episode of The Workplace, CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg discusses California’s revenue surge and continued calls for new taxes with longtime...

Ninth Circuit Decides to Not Go Back to the Future, Depublishes Vasquez Decision

The Dynamex saga is back for a sequel. In a brief yet temporary win for employers, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals depublished its...

Rideshare and On-Demand Delivery Drivers Rally at State Capitol Today; LA Times Endorses Dynamex...

Hundreds of rideshare and on-demand delivery drivers are scheduled to rally at the State Capitol at 12:30 p.m. today to urge the Legislature to...

Workers Are Changing. California Legislature Must Face That Reality

Labor protections are meant to address certain situations where there is an imbalance in control between the employer and employee. But when the workers...

Even Perfect Compliance Can’t Forestall Litigation

In a policy committee hearing last week, a legislator argued that employers need not worry about litigation, liability, or financial settlements, if they just follow the law. If...

The Fight for Flexibility Continues – Capitol Insider

As the constant buzz about Dynamex continues around the State Capitol, we repeatedly hear about how employees can have the same flexible work schedules...

Dynamex—The Elimination of Independent Contractors?

The California Supreme Court’s April 2018 decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles completely changed the way in which...

Assembly Committee to Hold Informational Hearing on Dynamex Today

The Assembly Labor and Employment Committee today will hold an informational hearing on the decision issued last April by the California Supreme Court that...

What’s the 411: – Capitol Insider

What is an informational hearing? What is its purpose? Why does the Legislature have these hearings? Informational hearings are a useful way to educate...

On-Demand Jobs Provide Relief to Government Workers – Capitol Insider

Business Insider reported that federal employees are seeking alternative work opportunities, including driving for Uber because of the federal government shutdown . The partial...
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School is Back in Session

Wow, that went by fast! Interim is officially over as the Legislature reconvenes today to swear-in all of the members for the new legislative...