Tag: gig economy

The case that has all of Silicon Valley shaking in its boots

The California Supreme Court issued a crushing blow to the “gig economy” in a late-April ruling.  In Dynamex Operations West v. Lee, the Court imposed a standard that will make it much harder for employers to escape state employment standards by calling their workers “independent contractors” when there is little to nothing “independent” about their work.

Dynamex is a nationwide package and document delivery company (for Home Depot and Office Depot among others),

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