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It’s Official: Newsom Expands The Definition of “Employee” Under California Law

USA - September 19 2019 On September 18 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed into law AB-5, which codified the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex v. Superior Court decision...

Three Major Workplace Bills to Land on Gov. Gavin Newsom’s Desk

USA - September 12 2019 Following the launch of the so-called “MeToo” movement, the California Legislature (controlled by a Democratic supermajority) has aggressively...

The Future of Independent Contractors: Ninth Circuit Applies Dynamex Retroactively and the DLSE Issues Opinion Letter Expanding Its Scope

USA - May 7 2019 Last year, the California Supreme Court decided Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, a landmark decision that dramatically...

Justine M. Phillips, Andrea Isaacs.

The Dynamex Decision: The California Supreme Court Restricts Use of Independent Contractors

USA - May 1 2018 On Monday, April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision in the matter of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of...

It’s High Time to Update Your Marijuana Policies

USA - April 19 2018 The legalization of recreational use of marijuana in several states, including California, has left many employment policies vague and confused. This...

Justine M. Phillips, Patricia Jeng.