Tag Archives: independent contractors

SBA Issues Guidance on PPP Loan Program-10 Things to Know

  We highlight the following for borrowers:The SBA issued an Interim Final Rule related to “Business Loan Program Temporary Changes; Paycheck Protection Program.” This Rule is effective on publication in the Federal Register and applies until June 30, 2020, or the funds allocated are exhausted. It is available here. No more that 25% of the loan proceeds may be expended… Read More »

LITIGATION UPDATES – MARCH 2015

“No Sugar Added” – Just Fruit Juice A California federal court has granted a partial motion to dismiss a putative class action alleging that Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. (“Ocean Spray”) mislabels its juice as “No Sugar Added,” despite the fact that the company adds fruit juice to its product from concentrate.  In Major v. Ocean… Read More »

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – DECEMBER 2014

Employee Was Not Within Course and Scope of Employment While Driving Home from Work In Lobo v. Tamco, Daniel Lobo was killed by Luis Del Rosario while Del Rosario was leaving the premises of his employer, defendant Tamco, to go home for the day.  Del Rosario was driving his personal vehicle at the time of… Read More »

UPDATES FOR CALIFORNIA EMPLOYERS – JULY 2014

Factors to Consider When Classifying Workers As Independent Contractors In Ruiz v. Affinity Logistics Corporation, the plaintiff was a truck driver for Penske Logistics, a furniture delivery company that had a contract with Sears.  The plaintiff was initially classified as a Penske employee; however, in 2003, defendant Affinity Logistics Corporation took over the services that… Read More »