ARE UBER DRIVERS EMPLOYEES OR INDEPENDENT CONTRACTORS?

Currently, labor law recognizes workers providing services can be categorized as an independent contractor or an employee. Independent contractors and employees are differentiated by their degree of control and independence in their work, and laws generally provide employees with more employment rights. Uber classifies their drivers as independent contractors, evading expenses such as overtime pay, minimum-wage protections, …


SHOULD CALIFORNIA LABOR LAWS BE EXTENDED TO ALL ENTERTAINERS?

Many of our country’s record labels are based in the state of California, which is of no surprise since California is where people travel to make their dreams come true. However, many are not aware that California has specific labor laws that establish a seven-year rule for contracts. In 1944, the actress Olivia de Havilland …