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August 12, 2019

Ontario, Canada: Courts Continue to Recognize Intermediate Category of Worker

Recent case law on the distinction between an employee and independent contractor for wrongful dismissal purposes would suggest that even if the court does not find the individual to be an employee, it might nonetheless apply an intermediate status.

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August 8, 2019

AB 5: The Great California Employment Experiment—A Littler Workplace Policy Institute Report

AB 5, currently pending in the California legislature, would impose the “ABC” test on California businesses and workers, dramatically altering the legal standards applied in evaluating whether a worker is an employee or an independent contractor.

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August 2, 2019

WPI State of the States: Legislative Action Heats up in July

Although most state legislatures have adjourned for 2019 or are in recess, those still in active session finalized several new employment laws in July.

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July 31, 2019

Highest Court in Canada Says Substance, not Form, will Determine Independent Contractor or Employee Status

A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision considered whether a franchisee who entered into a franchise agreement with a franchisor was an employee or an independent contractor.

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July 24, 2019

Nothing Ventured, Nothing Gained: New Employment Laws in Nevada

The Nevada Legislature had a busy 80th session in 2019, enacting a vast array of new laws affecting employers. This article briefly discusses several key developments that are in effect or will become effective in the State of Nevada.

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July 24, 2019

Ninth Circuit Withdraws Opinion Regarding Retroactivity of Dynamex v. Superior Court, Will Certify the Question to the California Supreme Court

In the most recent development in the Dynamex saga, the California Supreme court will now decide whether the new test should be given retroactive, or only prospective, application.

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July 18, 2019

Franchising and California at a Crossroads: the Dynamics of Dynamex and the ABC Test

In 2018, the Supreme Court of California turned much of the established law regarding worker classification on its head with its decision in Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court.

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July 16, 2019

California Legislature Moves Forward with Bill to Redefine Independent Contractor Relationships

On July 10, 2019, a California Senate Committee advanced a proposed legislative response to the California Supreme Court's opinion in Dynamex, which abruptly and drastically altered the legal landscape for independent contractor relationships.

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July 12, 2019

Nevada Employers Invited to Comment on New Workplace Laws

The Nevada Legislature’s 80th session recently came to a close after a flurry of activity resulted in over 25 new laws affecting employers.

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