Federal Judge Holds Freelancers To New California Labor LawA federal judge will not temporarily exempt freelance journalists and photographers from a broad new California labor law, saying they waited too long to challenge restrictions that they fear could put some of them out of business.
Judge Stalls New California Gig Labor Law As It Relates To TruckersA federal judge on Tuesday temporarily blocked a new California labor law from impacting more than 70,000 independent truckers.
Uber, Postmates Sue To Challenge California's New Labor LawRide-share company Uber and on-demand meal delivery service Postmates sued Monday to block a broad new California law aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors.
Independent Contractor Controversy At State CapitolIf passed and signed into law, the bill would require, with some exceptions, businesses that currently use independent contractors to hire them as employees.
California Assembly Votes To Tighten Rules On Independent ContractorsCalifornia residents working for companies like Lyft and Uber would get the rights of employees entitled to a minimum wage and workers compensation under a law the state Assembly passed on Wednesday.
Independent Contractors Attend Seminar To Understand New Ruling A seminar to explain the future of independent contractors in Sacramento left many disappointed Sunday night.
Supreme Court Ruling Has Independent Contractors Looking For AnswersMany worry the ruling in Dynamex Operations West v Superior Court of Los Angeles will debilitate millions of workers, while others say it's a decision that was long overdue.
California Bill Opens Door For Independent Contractors To UnionizeAssemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, D-San Diego, authored the California proposal to allow "gig" workers not formally recognized as employees to jointly negotiate their pay and working conditions.