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California Workers' Comp Case Roundup (10/3/2014)
Posted on 3 Oct 2014 by California Compensation Cases Staff

CALIFORNIA COMPENSATION CASES Vol. 79 No. 9 September 2014 A Report of En Banc and Significant Panel Decisions of the WCAB and Selected Court Opinions of Related Interest, With a Digest of WCAB Decisions Denied Judicial Review CONTENTS OF THIS... Read More

Washington: Courier Drivers Were “Workers” and Not Independent Contractors
Posted on 2 Sep 2016 by Thomas A. Robinson

A state appellate court agreed with the Washington Department of Labor and Industries that 33 drivers who contracted with a company to perform courier services for third parties were “workers” within the meaning of Wash. Rev. Code § 51... Read More

Franchisee as Independent Contractor or Employee?
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

This noteworthy California WCAB panel decision will be added to the LexisNexis Services. Employment Relationships; Employees; Franchisees. California WCAB reversed WCJ’s finding that applicant was a janitorial franchisee/independent contractor... Read More

Franchisee as Independent Contractor or Employee?
Posted on 5 Nov 2012 by Calif. WCAB Noteworthy Panel Decisions Reporter

This noteworthy California WCAB panel decision will be added to the LexisNexis Services. Employment Relationships; Employees; Franchisees. California WCAB reversed WCJ’s finding that applicant was a janitorial franchisee/independent contractor... Read More