UBER faces its first Class Action lawsuit The other shoe finally dropped yesterday when US District Judge Edward Chen granted class action status to the plaintiffs in O’Connor et al v. Uber Technologies, Inc., 3:13-cv-03826-EMC. The plaintiffs, in bringing this action, have threatened the foundation of the “gig economy” by challenging the validity of the […]Continue reading

What exactly is the difference between an Employee and an Independent Contractor? In the current “gig” economy, many wonder if they have been misclassified. In order to fully understand the practice of misclassification, one must first have an understanding of what it means, from a legal standpoint, to be considered an “independent contractor.” According to […]Continue reading