AB 5 passed out of the California Assembly on May 29 and is now headed to the California Senate. It’s a bill that would codify the ABC employment test used in California Supreme Court Dynamex case. In a recent post “Hard to Define”, I explored the background of several legislative approaches re defining employment status

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The California WCAB has issued an en banc decision that provides an answer as to how the workers’ comp system will define a catastrophic injury. The opinion in Kris Wilson v. State of California Cal-Fire can be found at the end of this post. How “catastrophic” would be defined has been a source of speculation

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One of the most contentious issues in this year’s Sacramento legislative session is the debate over several bills which would define who is designated an employee under California laws. There are three pending bills (see links at the end of this post): AB 5 (Gonzalez) would essentially require the “ABC” test that was used by

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