U.S. District Judge Edward Chen granted class-action status to a lawsuit brought on behalf of Uber drivers who sued the company over their contractor status. Judge Chen ordered that the suit brought by three Uber drivers would also apply to all other Uber drivers in California who were driving there and did not waive their right to class-action arbitration. Uber Technologies was created as an electronic hub connecting passengers and drivers. The suit claims that Uber treats its drivers as employees without providing them with certain benefits usually associated with the status of employee. If plaintiffs in this class-action suit get the upper hand, Uber will be treated rather as […]
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Immigration to the USA is usually a complicated and long process. Sometimes you will need an immigration attorney right from the very beginning in order to understand whether you are qualified and what your chances are. Your next step, when you are already here, would be to look for a job. This is also a painstaking process that may take months. You will dramatically increase your chances, if you get acquainted with some basics of the US immigration and employment law.
This site aims at helping you better understand major immigration and employment rules and trends in the USA and the State of New York.
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