In last Thursday’s Vazquez v. Jan-Pro Franchising, the Ninth Circuit made several impactful findings related to the infamous Dynamex decision:
- Aligning with several state court decisions supporting retroactivity, the Ninth Circuit ruled that Dynamex’s ABC test applies retroactively.
- It also applied Dynamex to a multi-level franchise structure, expanding the test beyond the independent contractor context.
- Last, the Court issued guidance to the district court on remand reaffirming the difficulty of “passing” the ABC test.
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