Posts Tagged ‘Litigation’

U.S. Supreme Court Upholds Current Arbitration Processes

In Epic Systems v. Lewis, the U.S. Supreme Court issued a major ruling for employers that will significantly limit the claims against them brought by employees. At issue was the legality of agreements between employers and employees that restrict the resolution of disputes to single employee arbitration. The Court ruled 5-4 that such agreements are…

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Franchisees May Need to Rethink Their Treatment of Franchise Workers

The National Labor Board (NLRB) is divided on a case involving McDonald’s and it’s workers viewed by many as one of the most consequential labor law precedents of the past decade.. Should corporate McDonald’s (the franchisor) and other similar corporations be liable for the treatment of workers at franchise locations? The answer, once seemingly clear,…

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Lyft Offers Educational Benefits to Drivers

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Lyft may have found a better way in its ongoing competition with Uber. The ride-share company that seems to be the Avis to Uber’s Hertz may have one-upped the competition by becoming the first company in the gig economy to offer its drivers education benefits. Lyft is being hailed as the first company in the…

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