Employment Law Alerts & Articles

Category Archives: Independent Contractors

Jan 15

SB 588 – New DLSE Enforcement Procedures

Responding to recent public outcry over wage theft and the inability of state authorities to enforce judgments for unpaid wages, California has enacted a new law going into effect on January 1, 2016 that provides the Division of Labor Standards … Continue reading

Jan 26

New Penalties Seek To Ensure California Employers Properly Understand Independent Contractor Classification

As of January 1, 2012, SB 459 added two new California Labor Code sections addressing employer misclassification of “Independent Contractors.” Given the recent economic downturn, the California legislature has now expressed its concern that more and more companies and businesses are … Continue reading