Gig Economy

A class action in superior court claims Carlsbad United FC dba LA Galaxy San Diego hires coaches for youth soccer clubs, “willfully misclassifies” them as independent contractors to duck expenses such as payroll taxes, and fired at least one of them for doing independent training and coaching, in violation of the California Labor Code.

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CA Lands Commission Wants Federal Action on Tijuana Sewage Pollution

California’s State Lands Commission and a handful of San Diego County cities announced Friday a coordinated resolution to recommend federal actions on cross-border pollution of the Tijuana River Valley, where raw sewage and pollution flow from Mexico into the Pacific Ocean during rainy season wastewater infrastructure breeches.

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