If you’re a worker in California, you need to know the ABC test most likely applies to you. It’s a test that determines whether you’re an employee or an independent contractor – and that distinction plays a big role in the way your employer pays you and the benefits you’re entitled to receive. What is the ABC Test for Employees … Read More
Who is Subject to California’s Manner and Means Test?
California’s manner and means test is a test that determines whether a worker is an independent contractor or an employee – and that’s important, because contractors and employees are entitled to different protections when it comes to pay, benefits, and even discrimination and harassment in the workplace. Only some people are subject to the manner and means test; other workers … Read More
What is Assembly Bill 5, and How Does it Affect Independent Contractors?
The California Assembly’s most recent foray into gig work legislation – an attempt to help workers get the employee status they deserve, rather than allowing companies to consider them independent contractors just to save a few bucks – is based on a California Supreme Court decision on employee misclassification. What is Assembly Bill 5, and How Does it Affect Independent … Read More