Hirschfeld Kraemer’s Christine Helwick was quoted in the Daily Journal‘s July 9, 2019 article on the U.S. Women’s World Cup Soccer Team pay discrepancy, “World Cup win likely boosts women’s equal pay lawsuit” (subscription required). The U.S. Women’s National Team, which earned its fourth World Cup championship on Sunday, is alleging that the U.S. Soccer Federation…

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Dan Handman provided perspective on Uber and Lyft’s ongoing (and potentially business-gutting) independent contractor vs. employee issue to the Daily Journal in a July 3, 2019 article entitled “Uber, Lyft might ask unions to help block contractors law” (subscription required). At issue is an attempt by the ride-hailing giants to discover a loophole in Assembly…

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Daniel Handman was quoted in a Sept. 25, 2018 article in the San Francisco Chronicle entitled “Uber sees legal win in appeal of case over drivers’ status.” On Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit ruled in favor of Uber in O’Connor v. Uber, a case originally filed in 2013 in which…

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Dan Handman was quoted in a September 13, 2018 article in the Daily Journal entitled “Uber accused of misclassification by competitor in novel legal move.” A limousine company has filed suit in the Northern District of California, claiming that Uber’s practice of classifying its drivers as independent contractors, rather than employees, creates a significant competitive advantage…

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New Look, Same Trusted Quality Coinciding with our 20th anniversary, HK is excited to announce the launch of our revamped website. Not just the application of a fresh coat of paint, the site was built from-the-ground-up to put resources at your fingertips. It is organized to reflect our core employer services – training, counseling and…

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