California Supreme Court Adopts New Standard For Establishing Independent Contractor Status Featured

  03 May 2018

In a long anticipated decision, the California Supreme Court in  Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles, No. S222732 (Cal. Sup. Ct. Apr. 30, 2018), has adopted a new test, known as the “ABC” test for determining whether an individual is an employee versus an independent contractor under the Wage Orders.

The decision imposes a significant change in independent contractor law, and makes it much more difficult to establish independent contractor status. Read more here. 

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