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On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court filed its decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court and held that businesses must apply the “ABC test” to prove that a worker is an independent contractor, instead of an employee, under California Industrial Welfare Commission (IWC) wage order claims. Under the ABC test, a…

The California Supreme court ruled Thursday that employers are under no obligation to ensure that workers take legally mandated lunch breaks. The case was initially filed nine years ago against Brinker International (Chili’s) by restaurant workers complaining of missed breaks–a violation of California labor law. The court sided with businesses-unanimously- by ruling that requiring companies…