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Lyft's IPO Warns About Misclassification Risks And Local Regulations
Lyft recently filed for an initial public offering with the hopes of raising as much as $2.1 billion. As part of its registration statement for its IPO,
United States
29 Mar 2019
Court Tosses Lawsuit By Drivers Challenging Seattle Ridesharing Union Ordinance
On August 9, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals dismissed a lawsuit filed by a group of independent drivers challenging a 2015 ordinance by the City of Seattle that allows ridesharing drivers to organize.
United States
29 Aug 2018
Feds Target HR Professionals For Criminal Violations Of Antitrust Laws
The DOJ Antitrust Division and the FTC recently announced they are increasing their efforts to criminally prosecute employers and individuals who engage in certain behaviors with competitors...
United States
8 Dec 2016
Antitrust Claims: The Next Battleground For Gig Employers
As we have discussed previously, Uber has been caught up in a number of public legal disputes.
United States
21 Jun 2016
Federal Appeals Court Rejects Payments To College Athletes
This morning, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the NCAA is subject to antitrust laws and that its payment rules are too restrictive in attempting to maintain amateurism.
United States
8 Oct 2015
Opinion: Bad Facts Make Bad Law, Especially In Non-Compete Cases
A non-compete agreement that prohibited a former sales rep from working for a competitor in any capacity, "even as a custodian," is overly broad and unenforceable.
United States
16 Feb 2014
When Coaches Can't Compete -- Non-Competes In Sports
In the lucrative world of big time college football, universities continually try to gain an edge over the competition by, among other things, luring top notch coaches with generous multi-million dollar contracts.
United States
2 Oct 2013
What Can The NHL Lockout Teach Us About Mediating Non-Compete And Trade Secret Disputes?
After 113 days, the NHL lockout ended with the NHL and its players association reporting that they have reached a tentative deal.
United States
9 Jan 2013
Ten Non-Compete Issues To Consider When Buying A Business
Every day businesses across the country merge and consolidate their operations.
United States
20 Jul 2012
OFCCP Director Shiu Outlines Office's Plans During Lively Q&A With Federal Contractors During Annual SWARM ILG Conference
The Director of the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) made it clear that the current White House backs her office's efforts to update laws impacting federal contractors.
United States
23 Apr 2012
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