Employee Classifications

On Thursday, October 22, 2020, the California Court of Appeal denied Uber and Lyft’s request to overturn a recent California Superior Court’s preliminary injunction ordering the companies to reclassify their
Continue Reading Driven To The Edge: Saga Of Uber And Lyft Litigation Continues As Court Of Appeal Affirms Order Forcing Driver Reclassification

By now, most California employers have heard of AB 5, which, along with the California Supreme Court decision, Dynamex Operations W. Inc. v. Superior Court, 4 Cal. 5th 903


Continue Reading Move Over AB 5, There’s a New Kid on the Block

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) final rule raising the annual minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions for executive, administrative, and professional employees is
Continue Reading Reminder: Jan. 1, 2020, Effective Date Quickly Approaching for New Overtime Rules

After the California Second District Court of Appeal’s Oct. 8, 2019, decision in Gonzales v. San Gabriel Transit, Inc., brought as a garden variety wage and hour class action
Continue Reading We May Not Have Until January to Sort Out AB5: Update on Dynamex Retroactivity

The U.S. Department of Labor (DOL) on Sept. 24, 2019, announced a final rule raising the annual minimum salary requirements for the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA) overtime exemptions for
Continue Reading Department of Labor Announces Final Changes to Overtime Rules

On June 7, 2017, the United States Department of Labor (DOL) reversed its previous guidance issued during the administration of President Barack Obama that broadened the circumstances in which employers
Continue Reading DOL Announces Reversal of Employee/Independent Contractor Classification & Joint Employer Guidance