On August 10, 2020, the San Francisco Superior Court granted the State of California a preliminary injunction requiring Uber and Lyft to reclassify their drivers as employees.  People of the


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The Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) crisis has raised questions and concerns about upcoming property tax payment and reporting deadlines in California and whether taxpayers may be entitled to any relief
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On Sept. 18, 2019, Governor Gavin Newsom signed Assembly Bill No. 5 (AB 5) into law in California. The landmark legislation, which came into effect Jan. 1, 2020, promises to
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On June 21, 2019, in a unanimous decision, the U.S. Supreme Court held as unconstitutional a North Carolina statute that had been interpreted by North Carolina to mean that a
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