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Are You Properly Classified as an Independent Contractor?

With the rise of the gig economy, more and more people are being classified as independent contractors. This guide will go over some of the problems associated with being classified as an independent contractor, and discuss if you are being properly classified as an independent contractor.

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For more information, the California Department of Industrial Relations, has posted an excellent FAQ on the pre-Dynamex law as it relates to classifications: https://www.dir.ca.gov/dlse/faq_independentcontractor.htm

You can download copies of all the Wage Orders at the following link: https://www.dir.ca.gov/IWC/WageOrderIndustries.htm

For a copy of the decision in Dynamex Operations West, click here: https://cbssacramento.files.wordpress.com/2018/09/dynamex-operations-west-v-superior-court-of-los-angeles.pdf

To find an employment attorney near you, https://cela.org/index.cfm?pg=FindAMember

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