Employee or IC?
The news cycle is delivering a drumbeat of new legal action around the misclassification of employees. Already in 2020, there have been legal developments in California featuring cases of businesses misclassifying their workers as independent contractors instead of employees.
"Yesterday CA's State Assembly passed an urgent Repeal and Replace bill, titled AB 2257, designed to replace and dramatically amend the AB5 Law that went into place earlier this year in CA. For Clubs with Caddie Programs - this is GREAT news, as you can now work through "Referral Agencies" (CaddieNow falls in this category) and maintain your caddie corps without interruption and without being forced to make your caddies employees!” Learn more...
"AB 5, California’s sweeping and landmark independent contractor law, became effective on January 1, 2020. By January 6, bills were already being introduced to amend the law. At one time, more than 30 such bills were pending. After months of debate, that work seems to have been distilled into a single-vehicle: AB 2257.” Learn more...
"AB5 codified and expanded the “ABC test” adopted by the California Supreme Court in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court for determining whether workers in California should be classified as employees or as independent contractors.” Learn more...
“In a budget deal finalized today and expected to be approved by state lawmakers in a matter of days, the California state legislature has reached an agreement that will see $17.5 million allocated toward enforcement of AB-5.” Learn more...
“The California Public Utilities Commission in an order announced this week ruled that ride-hailing drivers with Uber and Lyft are employees under last year’s Assembly Bill 5.”
“The conversations focus on a new California state law and its potential impact on Saunders’ profession. Widely referred to as the “gig worker bill,” California Assembly Bill 5 (AB5), which went into effect on Jan. 1, seeks to extend benefits and protections to independent contractors by requiring companies that hire them to reclassify them as employees.”
"As 2019 draws to a close, every business with a California presence should consider evaluating its workforce in the Golden State to ensure compliance with AB 5"
"We're different, and CaddieNow's Software-as-a-Service model provides a simple, seamless solution that allows us to communicate, schedule, and remove cash from our Caddie Operation."
- Bill Sendell, Member Services - Tehama Golf Resort
"Addressing new labor laws in CA was our biggest concern. As the only company taking on caddies as its employees, CaddieNow's Premier Service Level provides the perfect solution for addressing AB-5's strict employee classification standards."
- John McCook, Director of Golf - Newport Beach Country Club
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