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Uber Pushes Back Against California Driver Lawsuit
The case could decide whether Uber's drivers are independent contractors or employees.
California Ruling Seen Unlikely to Dent Value of Uber, Other Startups
However, the ruling to classify a San Francisco-based driver as an employee instead of an independent contractor could potentially change how sharing-economy companies operate.
Uber Driver Is Employee, Not Contractor, California Labor Commission Says
The ruling is the latest in a host of legal and regulatory challenges facing the smartphone-based ride-hailing service.
Employee Says She Was Fired for Refusing to Be Tracked 24/7
The attorney filing the suit says she foresees a legal trend around privacy and productivity tracking.
McDonald's Wage Plan Renews Debate on Independence of Franchisees
The pay increase at its company-operated U.S. restaurants threatens to complicate an ongoing labor dispute that turns on whether McDonald's can be held responsible for the labor violations of its franchisees.
The McDonald's Fight That Could Change Franchising
An ongoing fight between McDonald's and labor unions has entered a key phase this week.
McDonald's Employees Claim They Were Told to Put Mustard on Burns and Keep Working
Backed by a minimum-wage activist group, employees that suffered severe burns on the job have filed complaints against the chain in 19 cities.
Lawmakers Question Legality of NLRB's Joint Employer Decision
Congress joins the franchising industry in seeking explanations.
3 Things Small-Business Owners Need to Realize to Make Smart Hires
Small teams have no margin for error when a new hire doesn't work out but doing your homework will get you the stars you need to thrive.