California's employment law changes very quickly. In our backyard, Silicon Valley, the two hottest legal areas are undoubtedly sex discrimination and what is known as “misclassification law,” or the rules and regulations resolving the question of whether a worker is an employee, protected by California labor law, or an independent contractor, with no such protections. And the law is still in flux.
The California Legislature has just enacted the most significant changes to misclassification law in decades. Our firm has taken misclassification matters to trial multiple times and on the cutting edge of appeals into this ever-changing area of law.