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Legislative inaction could be disastrous for news industry

An informed citizenry relies on independent contractor delivery By Thomas W. Newton and James W. Ewert A recent California Supreme Court decision combined with inaction by the legislature could spell disaster for the newspaper industry and the communities newspapers serve. Last year, California’s high court overruled its own 30-year-old precedent and declared that workers can…

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Legislative inaction could be disastrous for news industry

An informed citizenry relies on independent contractor delivery By Thomas W. Newton and James W. Ewert This could be one of the last newspapers you get delivered to your home. That may sound incredible, but a bill working its way through the Legislature could, if passed, end the home delivery of some newspapers in California.…

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