Category: Employment Rights Blog

Uber Strikes Discovery Deal In Drivers’ Tip Suit

Share us on:   By Beth Winegarner via Law 360 Law360, San Francisco (July 16, 2015, 9:22 PM ET) — Uber Technologies Inc. reached a deal Thursday in a discovery feud over documents on how it calculates fares and tips, which its California drivers wanted for their proposed class action claiming Uber misclassified them as independent contractors and cheated them out… Continue Reading..

Cheerleaders Score As Calif. Gov. OKs 1st-Of-Kind Wage Bill

Share us on:   By Benjamin Horney via Law 360 Law360, New York (July 16, 2015, 1:26 PM ET) — California Gov. Jerry Brown on Wednesday signed into law a bill requiring professional football and basketball teams to classify their cheerleaders as employees and pay them at least minimum wage, making official a potentially precedential piece of legislation. A.B. 202, pitched… Continue Reading..

What Are the Disability Rights Laws

A Guide to Disability Rights Laws TABLE OF CONTENTS Americans with Disabilities Act Telecommunications Act Fair Housing Act Air Carrier Access Act Voting Accessibility for the Elderly and Handicapped Act National Voter Registration Act Civil Rights of Institutionalized Persons Act Individuals with Disabilities Education Act Rehabilitation Act Architectural Barriers Act General Sources of Disability Rights Information Statute Citations   This… Continue Reading..