Updated: Jan 4
Ten years after the 2000 strawberry season, the California Supreme Court issed a historical and favorable ruling for agriculture on the issue of joint employment in agriculture business. This ruling is applicable to all California businesses involved in independent contractor relationships.
I had the rare opportunity to first draft a contract for a produce client and then litigate the import of the contract through victory in the California Supreme Court.
An article about this seminal case was published in the California Labor & Employment Law Review:
California Supreme Court Ruling: