Category Archives: Independent Contractor Misclassification

California Appellate Court Reverses Order Denying Class Certification of Newspaper Home Delivery Carriers’ Independent Contractor Misclassification Claims

In Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspapers, Inc., Cal. Ct. App. Case No. B235484 (Certified for Publication Oct. 17, 2012), the plaintiffs had sought from the trial court an order certifying a class of newspaper home delivery carriers in a lawsuit … Continue reading

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Court Finds Nonexclusive Insurance Agent May Be Classified as an Independent Contractor

In Arnold v. Mutual of Omaha Ins. Co., 202 Cal. App. 4th 580 (2011), the California Court of Appeal held that a nonexclusive insurance agent working for the defendant (as well as other insurance companies) was not entitled to expense … Continue reading

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