Regulations

Attorney Takes On Silicon Valley Firms Over Worker Rights

Posted on January 26, 2016

Shannon Liss-Riordan (R) addresses Uber's mis-classification of drivers during a keynote forum hosted by LCT Publisher Sara Eastwood at the LCT Leadership Summit in Miami Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (Photo by LCT)
Shannon Liss-Riordan (R) addresses Uber's mis-classification of drivers during a keynote forum hosted by LCT Publisher Sara Eastwood at the LCT Leadership Summit in Miami Beach, Fla., Tuesday, May 19, 2015. (Photo by LCT)
Shannon Liss-Riordan made a name for herself defending workers against FedEx, American Airlines and Starbucks in wage and hour lawsuits.

If you’re a business executive and she’s knocking at your door, it probably means your company has been accused of doing something few Americans have much tolerance for: ripping off the little guy.

After slapping on-demand transportation company Uber with a class-action lawsuit over driver misclassification in 2013, the Boston lawyer has been busy, filing a dozen similar lawsuits against California tech firms.

Los Angeles Times article here

View comments or post a comment on this story. (0 Comments)

More News

Efforts To Delay ELD Mandate Gain Support In Congress

The FMCSA issued the rule in 2015 that requires interstate trucks and buses convert by Dec. 18 of this year.

Inspectors Ready To Enforce CA Stretch Limo Retrofit Law

After three years of delays, operators will need to comply with new safety rules by Jan. 1, 2018.

NLA Partnership With Labor Advocacy Group Targets Uber

More people realize using TNC apps supports companies that mislead and mistreat its workers.

Chicago Party Bus Operators Fight Back Against City Order

About half of the 17 companies on the list insist they are operating legally, one operator says.

Why It Will Take A Lot To Kill Uber

Despite problems, the TNC has a winning streak: It provides a valuable, entrenched, in-demand service.

See More News

Facebook Comments ()

Comments (0)

Post a Comment

Submit

Blog

See More

LCT Store

LCT Magazine - August 2017 $12.95 MILLENNIALS/FAST 40 ISSUE COVER STORY: * How to Score & Keep The Best Young Talent * *



Connect

Experience the three annual industry events for networking for business, showcasing vehicles and products, and getting the tools for success.

Read About Your Region

What’s Happening Near You?
Click on any state to see the latest industry news and events in that region.

More From The World's Largest Fleet Publisher

Automotive Fleet

The Car and truck fleet and leasing management magazine

Business Fleet

managing 10-50 company vehicles

Fleet Financials

Executive vehicle management

Government Fleet

managing public sector vehicles & equipment

TruckingInfo.com

THE COMMERCIAL TRUCK INDUSTRY’S MOST IN-DEPTH INFORMATION SOURCE

Work Truck Magazine

The number 1 resource for vocational truck fleets

Metro Magazine

Serving the bus and passenger rail industries for more than a century

Schoolbus Fleet

Serving school transportation professionals in the U.S. and Canada

Please sign in or register to .    Close