Employment Law Blog

The employment lawyers of Hoyer & Hicks handle cases involving wrongful termination, discrimination, harassment, missed breaks, and unpaid wages in the San Francisco Bay Area and Greater Los Angeles Area. This blog contains portions of our legal research and court submissions and updates about the ever-evolving field of employment law.


Recent Posts

Instacart Wage-and-Hour Settlement

Our firm filed a representative action against Instacart in Santa Clara county in 2018: Ornelas v. Maplebear, Inc (d/b/a Instacart), case no. 18CV323046. We alleged that Instacart’s timekeeping app deleted employees’ hours worked on cancelled jobs and failed to notify employees to take meal and rest breaks. We negotiated a settlement, requiring Instacart to pay […]

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Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County

Under the “ABC Test” established by the California Supreme Court in Dynamex Operations West, Inc. v. The Superior Court of Los Angeles County, a worker is an employee if any of the following conditions are met:

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