Monthly Archive for: ‘October, 2019’

California AB 749 bans ‘no-rehire’ clauses after employee lawsuits in 2020

Beginning January 1, 2020, California workers who sue their employer and then settle their case no longer may be barred from future work with the employer as part of the settlement, according to a new law signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom, which adds California Code of Civil Procedure section 1002.5 “Agreements Settling Employment Disputes”  “No rehire” clauses have become a …

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Gonzales v. San Gabriel Transit Inc., CA Court of Appeal Applies Dynamex case retroactively in favor of employees

On October 14, 2019, the California Court of Appeal, Second District, Division 4, concluded in a class action case Gonzales v. San Gabriel Transit Inc. 2019 WL 4942213 that the California Supreme Court’s Dynamex Operations West Inc. v. Superior Court (2018) 4 Cal.5th 903, decision applies retroactively. Recall that Dynamex embraced smaller states so-called “ABC” test to determine who is subject to …

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