There is No Such Thing as a Day Rate (in California)

According to the 1099 Dilemma conference held by the Visual Effects Society, there is no such thing as day rate under California labor law. Read the recap for full details.
(Thanks to Fede for putting this on our radar.)


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Justin Cone

Together with Carlos El Asmar, Justin co-founded Motionographer, F5 and The Motion Awards. He currently lives in Austin, Texas with is wife, son and fluffball of a dog. Before taking on Motionographer full-time, Justin worked in various capacities at Psyop, NBC-Universal, Apple, Adobe and SCAD.

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Wow. Interesting.
I’m not in California, but my takeaway is this line from the article:
“A true independent contractor is contracted to provide a service without the company controlling the minutia of getting the job done.”

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