Month: June 2014

Class Certification of Newspaper Carriers’ Claims That They Were Employees Rather Than Independent Contractors Depends on Common Showing of Defendant’s Right to Control Their Work

In Ayala v. Antelope Valley Newspapers, ___ Cal.4th ___  (June 30, 2014), the California Supreme Court reversed the order of the Los Angeles County Superior Court (Judge West), denying class certification to plaintiff employees, and upheld its subsequent reversal by...