Small Biz Pro Tip: The Importance of Worker Classification for Providers, Employers and Domestic Employers from Start Small Think Big on Vimeo.
Recorded September 22, 2020 , Presented by C. Edward Langhammer, Jr. from Cozen O'Connor
On January 1, 2020, a new state employment law (AB 5) went into effect that reclassifies some independent contractors as employees. The line between independent contractor and employee can be especially confusing when it comes to in-home childcare providers.
Join Start Small Think Big, Small Business Majority, SF LGBT Center, Immigrants Rising and Opportunity for our Small Biz Pro Tip Series where we offered free legal expertise to growing business owners in California. Here we discussed the implications of AB 5 and how it may impact your small business. We also discussed the difference between employees and independent contractors, the importance of classifying your workforce during COVID-19 with special attention paid to child care providers and domestic employers.
Topics of discussion included:
State policy update on Proposition 22
How to use the "ABC" test to determine how a worker should be classified
How your employees are classified and what it means for your business
Benefits to offer your workforce without impact to your bottom line