California Court Ruling Could Be Major Blow to 'Gig Economy' Firms

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  • Profile picture of the author Kay King
    Yet another reason I have no interest in living in California....
    Saving one dog will not change the world - but the world changes forever for that one dog
    I firmly believe that animals make people more human.
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  • Profile picture of the author IGotMine
    I don't think it will have much effect on online gig workers.

    But the court said the company, to justify contractor status, must prove, first, that the worker is free, in everyday tasks, from the company's "control and direction"; second, that the work is "outside the usual course of the hiring entity's business"; and third, that the worker is regularly engaged in an independent occupation or business of the same type he or she is performing for the company.
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