California gig economy bill passes Senate with real estate exemption
The new bill, which would codify the landmark Dynamex ruling establishing a test to determine worker status, allows real estate agents to be exempt
by Patrick Kearns Sep 11
The fight over independent contractor status doesn't end with the passage of California's AB5
California's new gig-work law aims to regulate employment status, but it's easier said than done
by Bernice Ross Sep 10
As law firms target real estate agents with Facebook ads inviting them to join class-action lawsuits against brokerages, California Association of Realtors (CAR) is telling agents not to join
by Patrick Kearns Jun 7
Good news for CA brokerages as indie contractor bill advances
California Assembly Bill 5 is poised to change the rules surrounding independent contractors. But now, it includes an exemption for the real estate industry
by Jim Dalrymple II May 31 is seeking to hire salaried agents in some markets
A former contractor filed a complaint last year alleging the company treated independent contractors as employees
by Patrick Kearns May 24
The latest on the fight over independent contractor status
If you’re in favor of a carveout for real estate from the Dynamex decision, get busy letting your assembly members know exactly how you feel
by Bernice Ross Apr 9
Purplebricks with shattered windows
Following 2018 California Supreme Court Decision, similar cases expected to hit courts soon. 'We have another case where agent classification is also an issue,' lawyer says
by Andrea V. Brambila Mar 27
How a California minimum wage court decision could impact real estate
The Dynamex minimum wage decision worries me now more than ever
by Bernice Ross Jul 9