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What is the new independent contractor law in California?

What is the new independent contractor law in California?

The new law was effective on January 1, 2020. AB 5 requires companies to reclassify independent contractors as employees with a few exceptions to the rule. The bill was designed to increase regulation over companies that hire gig workers in large numbers, including DoorDash, Shipt, Postmates, Uber, and Lyft.

What is the longest shift you can legally work in California?

Under California labor laws, non-exempt employees shall not work more than eight (8) hours in any workday or more than 40 hours in any workweek unless they are compensated with overtime pay.

What are my rights as an employee in California?

Employees have a reasonable right to privacy in the workplace. The right to be paid fair wages for the work that is performed. The right to a work environment that is free of harassment and discrimination of all types. The right to not be retaliated against for filing a complaint against an employer.

What is the minimum wage for 2021 in California?

$14.00 per hour
What is the minimum wage in California? As of 2021, the statewide minimum wage in California is: $14.00 per hour for employers with 26 or more employees; and. $13.00 per hour for employers with 25 or fewer employees.

What is the difference between independent contractor and self employed?

Being self-employed means that you earn money but don’t work as an employee for someone else. Being an independent contractor puts you in one category of self-employed. An independent contractor is someone who provides a service on a contractual basis.

Did California ban independent contractors?

California has amended its independent contractor law to make more jobs and professions exempt from the “ABC” test that AB 5 codified last year. Governor Newsom signed the amendment into law on September 4, 2020. It becomes effective immediately.