Supreme Court Provides Little Guidance to Employers Traversing the Juncture of Civil Rights and Freedom of Expression

At a time when there is little settled law on the issue of LGBTQ protections under federal or state laws, many were anxiously awaiting the Supreme Court’s ruling in Masterpiece Cakeshop, Ltd v. Colorado Civil...

The “ABCs” of Employment in California: California Supreme Court makes it more difficult to classify workers as independent contractors

One of the most challenging and frequently litigated issues in many industries is whether workers are properly classified as “employees” or “independent contractors.”  Employees are usually entitled to the protections of state and federal wage...