Nevada has undergone a significant transformation regarding the legal landscape affecting Nevada’s Employers. Several of these new laws have just recently gone into effect or are slated to go into effect at the beginning of the new year. Click here for some of the recent changes that Nevada employers should know about.
Court Embraces Worker-Friendly Test for Determining Independent Contractor Status Under California Wage Orders, Broadening Definition of “Employee”
On Monday, the California Supreme Court ruled in a unanimous decision to reject 30-year old precedent which focused the inquiry on the amount of control the company exercises over the worker, embracing a new test for determining whether a worker is properly classified as an independent contractor for wage order claims. In Dynamex v. Superior […]
Federal Court’s Ruling in GrubHub Case is a Win for Gig Companies, but it Doesn’t Settle the Debate Over Workers’ Status
A potential watershed ruling that a former Grubhub delivery driver was properly classified as an independent contractor rather than an employee is a victory for gig economy companies who hope the decision will help defeat similar lawsuits and provide some needed clarity in this area. However, the debate in this regard is far from over. […]