Shannon Liss-Riordan is the lead attorney in the lawsuit seeking to force Uber Technologies to classify drivers as employees. She is co-counsel on a similar suit against Uber rival Lyft. (Photo by SF Business Times)
SAN FRANCISCO -- Shannon Liss-Riordan, the lead plaintiff attorney in a pivotal class-action lawsuit against Uber Technologies, has a long, colorful history of successfully suing companies accused of failing to pay wages, overtime, tips, minimum wage and other benefits.
Requiring Uber and Lyft to consider drivers employees would deal a major blow to the on-demand ride platforms.
San Francisco Business Times article and video here
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