California Supreme Court Upholds Commissioner’s Regulatory Actions Against PacifiCare

Article 0 Comments The California Supreme Court let stand an appeals court decision upholding California Insurance Commissioner Dave Jones’ Fair Claims Settlement Practices Regulations, paving the way for millions of dollars in fines. The decision ends years of legal wrangling over the regulations that implement the Unfair Insurance Practices Act, […]

Is GrubHub Case a Barometer Independent Contractors Rules?

Article 0 Comments Food delivery company GrubHub Inc. may be one of the first tech firms to feel the impact of a ruling this week from California’s highest court that makes it easier for workers to prove they are a company’s employees and entitled to costly legal protections. Lawyers for […]

California High Court Rules on Looming Independent Contractors Matter

Article 0 Comments In a big win for labor advocates, the California Supreme Court on Monday limited businesses from classifying workers as independent contractors who can’t receive key employment protections. Experts expect the ruling to expand the number of workers eligible for minimum wage, rest breaks and other benefits under […]