The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) recently issued an employer-friendly decision for determining whether workers are employees or independent contractors.
In 2018, California’s Supreme Court ruled on Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County. Their ruling has now made it more difficult for businesses to classify workers as independent contractors.
California’s Supreme Court ruling in the appeal of Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County issued on April 30, 2018, has made the determination test much more stringent. With this single decision, the court has essentially transformed millions of independent contractors into full-time employees.