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How Does the AB5 Affect: Accountants

Assembly Bill 5 (AB5) is a law that affects how companies, both in-state and out-of-state, do business throughout the state of California. This anti-gig economy bill tightens up the rules about which workers may be classified as independent contractors versus employees. Believed to have been designed to target app-based platforms such as Uber and [...]

How Does the AB5 Affect: Accountants2020-09-21T16:33:35-07:00

How Does the AB5 Affect: Salespeople

A new law (AB5) on how to determine whether California workers are employees or independent contractors has been a hot issue in recent months. In fact, worker misclassification suits have been steadily rising, and we expect to see this number continue to grow in the upcoming months. Not to mention, a new ballot initiative [...]

How Does the AB5 Affect: Salespeople2020-09-17T13:05:32-07:00

What is AB2257: New Changes to AB5

Businesses operating in California had to change the way they classified their workers at the start of 2020, which saw Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), a new independent contractor law, take effect. Now, a full eight months after AB5 has governed independent contractor relationships in California, businesses must once again adapt to another drastic shift [...]

What is AB2257: New Changes to AB52020-09-16T15:15:03-07:00

How Does the AB5 Affect: Attorneys

In recent months, Assembly Bill 5 has remained one of the central topics in the California courts. Worker misclassification lawsuits have increased due to the new worker classification standard set forth by AB5. And gig economy companies like Uber and Lyft have tried to fight AB5 in court only to be unsuccessful. So far, [...]

How Does the AB5 Affect: Attorneys2020-09-17T13:06:23-07:00

Can I Require My Employees to Wear Face Masks?

Face masks have been known to help slow the spread of COVID-19, making it an effective way to protect the employee, the wider workplace, and the public. As businesses begin to reopen, face masks and coverings are likely to remain popular as a preventative measure. As a matter of fact, many states and cities [...]

Can I Require My Employees to Wear Face Masks?2020-08-26T15:04:27-07:00

Independent Drivers Are Employees, Rules California Judge

On Monday, August 10, 2020, a California judge declared that Uber and Lyft have refused to comply with Assembly Bill 5 and ordered them to reclassify drivers as employees. This ruling is a significant blow to many gig economy companies who rely on independent contractors for their operations. Assembly Bill 5 A new state [...]

Independent Drivers Are Employees, Rules California Judge2020-09-17T13:26:36-07:00

How Do I Reopen My Business Properly During COVID-19?

In the early months of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic prompted many businesses across the United States to close their doors. Now, as measures gradually relax, business owners must start looking towards the future and think about what’s next and how they will adapt moving forward. If you are looking to reopen your business, we’re [...]

How Do I Reopen My Business Properly During COVID-19?2020-08-13T08:50:20-07:00

New Changes to California’s Paid Family Leave Policy

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought many things to a halt, but new employment laws that were already set to take effect this year are still on track to becoming a reality for employers - whether they are ready or not. One such law is SB 83, signed last year by Governor Gavin Newsom on June [...]

New Changes to California’s Paid Family Leave Policy2020-08-05T14:30:34-07:00

What Happens If Your Employee Has COVID-19 Symptoms or Tests Positive for COVID-19?

With COVID-19 cases spiking throughout the country, employers must remain vigilant to their workers’ health.  If an employee shows symptoms or tests positive for COVID-19, an employer should do the following: Send Employee Home Employees who exhibit COVID-19 symptoms or who test positive at work should be separated from others and sent home.  Be as considerate [...]

What Happens If Your Employee Has COVID-19 Symptoms or Tests Positive for COVID-19?2020-08-10T14:06:13-07:00

Maternity and Adoptive Leave Rights

The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) is an important federal leave law. If your business does not fall under the FMLA, your pregnant employees may still have rights under other federal, state, and local laws. Some of these laws include, but are not limited to: The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) The ADA applies to [...]

Maternity and Adoptive Leave Rights2020-06-30T17:42:43-07:00
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