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Upstart, city of Santa Barbara tangle over electric scooter rollout

By   /  Friday, June 15th, 2018  /  Latest news, Law, Real Estate, Small Business, South Coast, Technology, Tourism  /  Comments Off on Upstart, city of Santa Barbara tangle over electric scooter rollout

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EVmatch connects electric car owners to sharing economy

By   /  Friday, September 1st, 2017  /  Latest news, Small Business, Technology, Women Inc.  /  Comments Off on EVmatch connects electric car owners to sharing economy

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Emergence of the ‘dependent contractor’

By   /  Friday, August 7th, 2015  /  Op/Eds  /  Comments Off on Emergence of the ‘dependent contractor’

A recent decision by the state Division of Labor Standards Enforcement has greatly shaken the California business community. The ruling found that an Uber driver is an “employee” and not an “independent contractor” as the entire industry had previously presumed.  Although this decision only pertains to that specific case, it could end up changing the Read More →

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