New Economy, Old Cause Of Action: The Uber Case And (Mis)Classification Of Employees and Independent Contractors In The Sharing Economy
Friday, October 9th, 2015 at 12pm - 1:15pm
Location:Ottavio's Restaurant, 1620 Ventura Blvd. Camarillo, CA 93010
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TOPICS INCLUDE: · Will Uber and other new economy startups survive the old economy’s employment laws? · Can purported “independent” contractors maintain a class action? · Uber drivers: are they employees or not? · What does it all mean? Remedies and policy ABOUT THE SPEAKER: Since 1993, Matthew A. Kaufman has represented employees in cases of wrongful termination, compensation and commission disputes, wage and hour issues, and contract disputes. He has handled trials, appeals, labor commissioner hearings and arbitrations. Through his class action work, Matthew has received extensive experience in pre-trial procedure. Courts have appointed him lead counsel in over 75 class actions. He has spoken at seminars hosted by the Labor and Employment Law Section of the Los Angeles County Bar Association, and the California Employment Lawyers Association. His office is in Westlake Village.