Steven P. Gallagher

Steven P. Gallagher

Steven Gallagher defends employers in state and federal courts, arbitration and before administrative agencies including the California Department of Fair Employment and Housing, U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, California Division of Labor Standards Enforcement, and California Employment Development Department.

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Say Goodbye to Independent Contractors: The New “ABC” Test of Employee Status

The circumstances under which California businesses may classify workers as independent contractors rather than employees under California wage laws have been greatly narrowed by a decision the California Supreme Court issued April 30, 2018. The landmark decision in the case known as Dynamex presumes that all workers are employees, sets out a new three-part “ABC” test businesses must satisfy in … Continue Reading