Todd Lebowitz Comments on New Standard for Employee Classification in California

News / May 1, 2018

Partner Todd Lebowitz is quoted in an article published April 30, 2018, by Bloomberg BNA’s “Class Action Litigation Report.” The article, “Calif. Supreme Court Changes Test for Who is an Employee,” reports on a decision by the California Supreme Court that says a three-factor “ABC” classification is the correct test under state wage and hour law, in a shift from a separate standard that looked at nearly a dozen different factors.

Before the decision was released, Lebowitz told the publication that the case had potential to “completely change the way that California decides who’s an independent contractor versus employee.”

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