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Assembly Votes to Tighten Rules on Independent Contractors

SACRAMENTO — California residents working for companies like Lyft and Uber would get the rights of employees entitled to a minimum wage and workers compensation under a law the state Assembly passed on Wednesday. The sweeping bill, which now goes to the Sen...
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Fight for $15 Minimum Wage Pays Off Sunday in San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO — The minimum wage in San Francisco increases to $15 an hour July 1 under a ballot measure approved by voters in 2014. San Francisco is the first major city in California to hit the magic $15 mark, but it won't be the last. Two years ago, Cali...

Which One of California’s New 2018 Laws Affects You?

News Analysis By Drew Phelps New year, new you … new laws? Each year, new laws come into effect and, each year, these new laws affect people in new and different ways. Among others, these groups will see changes due to California laws t...