Addressing the Gray Area Between Freelancers and Full Time Exempt Employees

June 27, 2018Article
Entertainment Human Resources Network

The recent California Supreme Court ruling in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court of Los Angeles has effectively eliminated the gray area between “employee” and “independent contractor” and has caused a notable disruption in the way many companies will do business going forward. Specifically, individual workers will be presumed to be employees unless three separate factors providing independent contractor status can be proven. However, knowing that workers are employees rather than independent contractors does not end the confusion for many employers