Wage Theft Cited, But Payroll Not Reported

The California Labor Commissioner says a Southern California construction company owes nearly 1,100 workers roughly $12 million in unpaid wages, interest, and penalties. The allegations include almost $3.5 million in … Read More »

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Truckers Lose Classification Dispute

California’s common-law test for determining the status of a truck driver as either an independent contractor or an employee is legal and is not preempted by the Federal Aviation Administration … Read More »

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Employer Must Pay Lien For No Insurance

A California company cited for operating without workers’ comp insurance cannot avoid a lien that the Department of Industrial Relations placed on the company’s real property. The lien covers the … Read More »

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Truckers Sue DIR Over Contractor Status

The California Trucking Association is suing the Department of Industrial Relations and the California Labor Commissioner claiming that the agencies have routinely denied trucking companies their due process rights in … Read More »

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