January 28, 2021

NAVIGATING THE COVID-19 VACCINE FROM AN EMPLOYER PERSPECTIVE

NAVIGATING THE COVID-19 VACCINE FROM AN EMPLOYER PERSPECTIVE

COVID-19 vaccines are becoming more readily available, which means that employers may be wondering whether they have the ability to mandate that their employees receive the vaccine. Last month, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) weighed in on this question. The EEOC’s guidance can be found here.

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January 22, 2021

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT APPLIES DYNAMEX RETROACTIVELY

CALIFORNIA SUPREME COURT APPLIES DYNAMEX RETROACTIVELY

Nearly three years ago, the California Supreme Court issued a landmark decision on the issue of independent contractors.  The decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 903 (Dynamex), altered the analysis of whether a worker can be properly classified as an independent contractor or must be classified as an employee.

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