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A Familiar Foe Takes Aim At Uber Again

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Posted on September 20, 2019
Shannon Liss-Riordan was a speaker at the LCT Leadership Summit in Miami Beach in May 2015 (LCT file shot)

Shannon Liss-Riordan was a speaker at the LCT Leadership Summit in Miami Beach in May 2015 (LCT file shot)

Shannon Liss-Riordan doesn’t seem to hesitate when it comes to suing Uber Technologies Inc.

The name partner of Boston’s Lichten & Liss-Riordan, a frequent and longtime courtroom nemesis of the transportation network company, sued Uber once again Sept. 18 shortly after California lawmakers passed Assembly Bill 5.

The measure, which codifies a landmark California Supreme Court ruling from last year concerning when workers are employees entitled to protections including the minimum wage and certain benefits, was still awaiting Gov. Gavin Newsom’s signature as of publication.

Law.com article here

Related Topics: California operators, employee vs independent contractor, GCLA, Greater California Livery Association, independent contractor issues, lawsuits, legislation, state regulations, TNCs, Uber

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Comments ( 1 )
  • Anthony

     | about 2 months ago

    I am a bit confused why she would be asked to participate at the lct summit She was the lawyer that participated on the settlement that would have given the uber drivers about 20.00 each Judge Chen overruled the settlement because of the meager $$$$ terms for the uber drivers There after another judge blocked Judge Chen's ruling She has no inteterest in the drivers wages etc.. she just wants to collect her firms legal fees regardless of what the outcome is for the uber drivers. She should not have been invited to the lct summit.. i question whos decition that was

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