Dan Handman was quoted in an article entitled Truckers Could Be on Road to High Court in Classification Battle in the Bloomberg Law Daily Labor Report on January 13, 2020. The article discusses the employee vs. independent contractor issues posed by A.B. 5, which went into effect January 1, 2020, and industry efforts to overturn or…

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This November’s general election may see a proposed ballot measure exempting app-based rideshare and delivery drivers from California’s A.B. 5 — if the necessary threshhold for signatures can be met by June 25. A.B. 5, a sweeping new law which went into effect on January 1, codifies the “ABC” test for determining whether workers are…

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Natasha Baker will be a featured speaker at the National Association of Graduate Admissions Professionals (NAGAP) 2020 Winter Professional Development Institute in Rancho Mirage, California. Natasha’s presentation, “Legal Updates for 2020,” takes place on Friday, January 24, 2020. This session will cover recent legal developments impacting higher education, with an emphasis on issues that affect…

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Practice Areas: Higher Education Law

Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick was quoted in an October 30, 2019 article in Corporate Counsel entitled “General Counsel, Student Athletes Await Regulatory Details on College Endorsement Deals” (subscription required). The article discusses the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)’s October 29 announcement that it will “permit students participating in athletics the opportunity to benefit from the…

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Natasha Baker will be participating on a panel entitled “Academic Workers and Immigration Status.” The panel will focus on campus sanctuary work covering CSU and UC issues, along with California Laws on employer responses to ICE, particularly private colleges and universities. Click here for more information about the Regional Conference on Higher Education Collective Bargaining and…

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