Dynamex independent contractor test limited to wage order claims

A cab driver sued a taxi company for violations of California labor law. The trial court applied the employment classification test established in S.G. Borello & Sons, Inc. v. DIR and found the driver was an independent contractor. The driver appealed, and the court of appeal reversed and sent the case back to the trial court for further proceedings, finding the California Supreme Court's recently issued decision in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. Superior Court governed the classification analysis for the driver's Wage Order claims, but not for his non-Wage Order claims.

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