Independent Contractors Under Dynamex

Independent Contractors Under Dynamex

General Background The classification of an individual performing services for an operating company has long been an area of ambiguity and contention. Oftentimes, an employer may want to classify a new hire as an independent contractor. Oftentimes, an employee may…

California Non-Compete Agreements, Revisited

California Non-Compete Agreements, Revisited

In this latest installment, we revisit the topic of California non-competition agreements (also referred to as California non-compete agreements).  This time the focus is on California Business and Professions Code 16600. In the recent case of Golden v. Cal. Emergency…

Labor Code Section 6400 “Workplace Safety” Cases

Labor Code Section 6400 “Workplace Safety” Cases

We recently concluded a case involving a “big box” retailer and an employee working as an asset protection manager. Almost all major chain retailers have some form of asset protection employees (managers and staff) whose primary job is to help…