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Millennials and the Gig Economy
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 24 2016

Millennials are typically defined as those born between the early 1980s and the early 2000s. Recent reports from the Pew Research Center estimate


NLRB Rules Student Employees Can Unionize
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

In a game-changing decision reversing clear legal precedent, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled by a 3-1 margin today that university


Columbia Graduate Assistants Can Unionize, NLRB Says
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

The article, “Columbia Graduate Assistants Can Unionize, NLRB Says,” featured in Bloomberg BNA, discussed the National Labor Relations Board’s (NLRB


Are They Students? Or Are They Employees? NLRB Rules That Graduate Students Are Employees.
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 23 2016

The article, “Are They Students? Or Are They Employees? NLRB Rules That Graduate Students Are Employees.” featured in The Washington Post, shed light


Cities Across the World Come Together to Regulate Gig Employers
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

Over the past few years, we've seen states and other local governments pass or introduce laws to regulate the gig economy. Most recently, for example


Mandatory Class Waivers Struck Down By 9th Circuit
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 22 2016

Employers received their most bruising loss in the ongoing war involving class action waivers today, as the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals became the


Uber’s $100 Million Settlement Falls Apart
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

In a surprising development, a federal court judge rejected a proposed settlement yesterday which would have seen gig giant Uber pay up to $100


Will Uber Actually Be Happy Its $100M Settlement Fell Apart?
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 19 2016

The big news late yesterday was that the federal court judge overseeing the Uber class action litigation rejected the $100M settlement for being “not


Saying “You’re Fired” Could Bring Labor Pains
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 18 2016

An Ohio employer recently learned the hard way that employers need to be cautious when it comes to communicating with striking employees about


Class Action Waivers Get Much-Needed Lyft
  • Fisher Phillips
  • USA
  • August 17 2016

A federal court recently upheld the validity of an employer's class action waiver, forcing a disgruntled worker into arbitrating his case