Appraisers as Independent Contractors for AMCs: Looking More Closely at AB 5

I’ve had many questions from appraisers, appraisal management companies (AMCs) and attorneys about independent contractor classification of appraisers under AB 5, California’s new “gig worker law,” and in relation to my earlier article on the subject. Is the work of independent contractor appraisers outside the “usual course of business” of Read more…

Appraisal Firms and AMCs with Appraiser Independent Contractors in California: Get Familiar with AB 5 Real Quick

Note: Readers can now find cases, laws and articles relating to appraiser independent contractor classification in the “AB 5 Center.” Appraisal firms and appraisal management companies utilizing independent contractor appraisers in California need to get familiar with Assembly Bill 5 (AB 5) – California’s new “gig worker” law. As was Read more…