A case before the California Supreme Court today could alter the long-standing test in California for independent contractor status. In Dynamex Operations West v. Superior Court, the issue is whether, in wage and hour cases in California, the Supreme Court should continue to follow precedent established by the 1989 S.G. Borello & Sons Inc. v. Dep’t of Industrial Relations case — which is roughly akin to a common law/economic realities test for determining IC status — or apply a far more rigorous standard as set forth in the 2010 holding in Martinez v. Combs. Read more on JDSupra.com.
Key case could alter lasting IC status test
Contingent Workforce Strategies 3.0 staff
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