Tag Archives: California

Financial Daily Dose 5.6.2020 | Top Story: California Sues Uber and Lyft Over Alleged Violations of State’s New Gig-worker Protection Law

BY: Michael D. Reif | May 6, 2020

California has sued ride-hailing companies Uber and Lyft over alleged violations of a new state law that requires companies to treat gig workers as employees “if they control how workers perform tasks or if the work is a routine part of the company’s business” – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg and Law360 Airbnb will cut … Continue reading

California Appeals Court Opines on Interplay Between Employment Discrimination Claims and Anti-SLAPP Laws

BY: Lisa M. Coyle | February 12, 2020

A California appellate court last week issued a decision in Wilson v. CNN, applying and interpreting the scope of last year’s Supreme Court ruling in the same case, which had itself resolved a circuit split in the state as to whether California’s broad anti-SLAPP statute was categorically inapplicable to claims alleging discriminatory or retaliatory employment … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 12.18.2019 | Top Story: Fiat Chrysler and Peugeot Boards Agree to $50 Billion Merger

BY: Michael D. Reif | December 18, 2019

Fiat Chrysler and rival Peugeot have agreed to binding merger terms that, if approved by US and European regulators, would create a “$50 billion auto giant that would rank among the world’s largest car companies by sales” – WSJ and MarketWatch Freshly emboldened by a sizeable win in last week’s general election, UK PM Boris … Continue reading