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Building Subcontractors’ Exemption From the Strict New Limits on Who is “Independent” When new Labor Code section 2750.3(f) goes into effect on January 1, 2020 as part of Assembly Bill (AB) 5, it will be possible for builders to exempt their sub relationships from the new highly restrictive Dynamex ABC standard for independent contractor classification.  […]

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Effective January 1, 2020, a portion of Assembly Bill (AB) 5 — new Labor Code section 2750.3(e) — exempts bona fide business-to-business contracting relationships from the ultra-strict Dynamex “ABC” test for independent contractor classification. 

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An Endangered Species by Newly Enacted “AB 5”    Until April 2018, the 11-factor balancing test in S. G. Borello & Sons, Inc. v. Department of Industrial Relations (California Supreme Court) had long applied to classifying workers as employees or independent contractors. That court then dramatically changed the rules in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior […]

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A California Employer’s Guide to New Laws 2012:

Personal Liability and Mandatory On-Line Flogging for Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors We recently warned of the economic risks for an employer who chooses to cut corners by classifying a regular worker as an independent contractor.  A wide range of California and federal agencies have the power to impose back taxes, interest and penalties upon […]

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