California Independent Contractor Law – The ABC Test

The new law (AB5-2019) codifies and expands on an April 2018 California Supreme Court decision that set a strict new test for employers. Independent contractors must be free to perform their work as they wish, must be in a different line of work from the company contracting with them and must operate their own business. In April 2018, when the California Supreme Court issued an unprecedented ruling that undermined its…

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Employment Law Overview

As an employer, it’s important to understand which employment laws apply to your company based on the number of employees you have. The chart below helps you understand your compliance requirements for many topics; others may apply also – such as additional laws for federal contractors (e.g., Drug Free Workplace Act). Other useful resources include: California Department of Industrial Relations Laws Enforced by EEOC Summary of the Major Laws of the Department…

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Employees vs. Independent Contractors: What You Need to Know as Your Business Grows

Presented by Lisa McCormack, Principal with Affogato HR Consulting LLC at the Coast Women in Business meeting on August 9, 2018 Agenda How Do We Work Today? Types of Workers Employee Benefits Compliance Q&A How Do We Work Today? Gig economy vs. employment laws from the 1930s Always available vs. worker protections Unlimited time off vs. California’s Labor Commissioner Types of Workers Who Does the Work? Employees Regular, temporary, part-time,…