Last year, the California Supreme Court made it more difficult for a business to classify a service provider as an independent contractor. The question of whether an individual worker should be classified as an employee or independent contractor has considerable significance for businesses. If a worker is classified as an employee, then the employer bears [...]
California is the first state to ban workplace discrimination for employees with hairstyles that are associated with race, such as braids, twists and locks. California’s state law provides more protection than Federal law because federal courts have generally held that hair is a characteristic that can be changed; therefore, there is no basis for discrimination [...]