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Drivers File Preemptive Labor Suit Against Uber Chiefs

Posted on June 28, 2017
Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan, seen here at the 2015 LCT Leadership Summit in Miami Beach, Fla., says she filed the suit on behalf of the drivers as  a precaution to ensure Kalanick and Camp will be held personally liable for any debt to drivers in the event Uber is not around when the case concludes (LCT photo).
Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan, seen here at the 2015 LCT Leadership Summit in Miami Beach, Fla., says she filed the suit on behalf of the drivers as  a precaution to ensure Kalanick and Camp will be held personally liable for any debt to drivers in the event Uber is not around when the case concludes (LCT photo).

Recent scandals have put Uber on such shaky ground that a lawyer representing aggrieved drivers has filed a lawsuit against Travis Kalanick and Garrett Camp — the ride-hailing firm's co-founders — in case the company doesn't survive long enough to defend itself.

Describing the lawsuit filed Thursday in the Superior Court for the State of California in Los Angeles County as a precaution in the event Uber goes bust, attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan acknowledged that her new filing shares many similarities with a 2013 class-action suit she filed alleging Uber wrongly classified drivers as independent contractors.

Los Angeles Times article here

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Related Topics: driver pay, labor laws, lawsuits, legal issues, Shannon Liss-Riordan, TNCs, Travis Kalanick, Uber, wage lawsuits

Comments ( 2 )
  • Anthony

     | about 2 years ago

    This is the same lawyer that accepted a 45 million dollar settlement with uber, to have judge chen in california block the settlement stating that it would give the uber drivers 20.00 each Judge chens decition was pushed aside by another judge and his decition on an unfair settlement thrown out. I posted this before only to be deleted by lctmag Lctmag, deleting my truthfull comment really should question your integrity. I suggest you keep from deleting my comments

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