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What the Grubhub trial could mean for workers in the gig economy

Grubhub Trial Worker Misclassification Gig Economy

In the first lawsuit of its kind to make it to trial in California, Grubhub fought allegations of misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Other worker misclassification lawsuits in the past have […]

Postmates pays $8.75 million to settle worker misclassification lawsuit

Postmates Worker Misclassification

California courts have been dealing with a growing number of worker misclassification cases that have resulted from the expansion of the gig economy. In one such lawsuit, a federal judge recently approved an $8.75 million […]

Misclassified property workers awarded $2 million in overtime lawsuit

California misclassified property workers

A recent case serves as an important reminder about the protections that California labor laws provide to workers. Employers can be liable if they misclassify their workers and fail to comply with wage and overtime […]

Venture capital firm co-founder resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

Venture Capitalist Sexual Harassment

Silicon Valley has recently been hit by a series of complaints about inappropriate behavior in the workplace. Not long ago, Uber CEO Travis Kalanick stepped down amid allegations of sexual harassment within the ride-hail company. […]

San Francisco attorney wins $2 million in whistleblower lawsuit against city

San Francisco Whistleblower Lawsuit

A former deputy city attorney won a wrongful termination and whistleblower lawsuit against the city of San Francisco. The San Francisco Superior Court jury awarded Joanna Hoeper over $2 million for lost earnings and emotional […]

Naked photo sent on LinkedIn thrusts online sexual harassment into spotlight

Online Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment in the workplace is unlawful. But what happens when the alleged harassment takes place outside the office, online over a social media platform? A Los Angeles court is going to be deciding on […]

Vending company delivery drivers demand owed wages and overtime

Owed Wages and Overtime

Sometimes employers who prioritize their company’s bottom line choose to cut corners by not paying workers their due wages. Delivery drivers often end up feeling pressure from their managers to do more in less time […]

California considers expanding overtime pay to more workers

VA Sexual Harassment Complaint

A larger number of California workers could soon be eligible for overtime pay, thanks to new legislation being examined in the state Senate. Under AB 1565, employers would have to extend overtime pay to salaried […]

African American worker sues Tesla for racial discrimination and retaliation

Racial Discrimination and Retaliation Lawyer

For one African American assembly line worker, being hired to work at Tesla was a dream come true until he became the victim of harassment and racial discrimination. He has now sued the electric carmaker […]

DoorDash to pay delivery workers $5 million in misclassification lawsuit

Denied Meal Breaks

As on-demand food delivery services such as GrubHub and UberEats grow in popularity, their business practices are coming under increasing scrutiny, often accompanied by legal trouble. One such company is DoorDash, which was hit with […]

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