Calif. Supreme Court Ruling Establishes New Test for Status of Independent Contractors
California employers who engage independent contractors are now subject to a stringent new test that may ultimately force employers to reclassify many of these workers as employees, according to a ruling by the California Supreme Court on April 30, 2018.
In affirming a lower court ruling, the justices abandoned a 30-year-old test and created a new standard to determine whether workers who are classified as independent contractors should have the same rights and benefits as full-time employees.
For employers with independent contractors, read on to learn about the broad implications of this ruling and potential financial impact it could have on your organization.
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