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Is This Goodbye to Independent Contractors?

A landmark new decision of the California Supreme Court gives a clear new definition for determining whether workers in California can be classified as employees or independent contractors. In a comprehensive decision reported in various legal updates, the Court held that there is a presumption that individuals are employees and that

New Workplace Rules: California Workers’ Comp Regulation Changes

On August 10, 2010, the Office of Administrative Law approved several changes that affect California employers effective October 8, 2010: Updated Posting Notices (DWC-7) must be used. Notification of Rights Materials Regarding the insurance carrier MPN must be posted. MPN Implementation Notices are revised, as are options on how to distribute. New Hire Pamphlets,

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