California AB5 Explained: Classifying Employees as Employees or Independent Contractors

With the evolving landscape of employment across the United States, the government has taken a more diligent approach to the way companies classify the people who work for them. Are companies hiring actual employees or are they bringing on independent contractors to fill gaps and produce work for the company? Earlier this year, we took a wider view of this issue when considering how the federal government approaches Read More

2017 California Employment Law Update

This year the California Legislature added numerous new employment laws, most of which become effective on January 1, 2017. Most of these statutory laws impose new regulations on employers, while there was a recent decision in an important California Supreme Court case that affects employee meal/rest periods. This newsletter highlights a few of the new laws that employers should be aware of in Read More