Daniel Handman is quoted in the Los Angeles Times article titled, “A gold-plated healthcare plan lies at the center of a dispute between writers and major studios.” The piece explores how healthcare costs and plan contributions serve as potential rationale for a strike by the Writer’s Guild of America (WGA) protesting the entertainment production industry. Commenting on…

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Dan Handman is quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle article titled, “Waymo: Uber, ex-Google engineer in ‘cover-up scheme.’” The piece details the May 3 hearing in the trade secrets dispute before the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. Waymo, the self-driving car unit of Google parent Alphabet, alleges that former employee Anthony Levandowski illegally…

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Felicia Reid is quoted in the San Francisco Business Times article titled, “Employers win flexibility in California Supreme Court ruling on ‘right to rest’ employment law case.” The piece details the Supreme Court of California decision in the matter Mendoza v. Nordstrom. The core question the court was considering was whether the state’s “day of rest” statue, which…

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Dan Handman is quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle article titled, “Judge bars Uber star engineer from key self-driving tech work.” The piece details the granting of a temporary injunction by U.S. District Judge William Alsup prohibiting Uber engineer Anthony Levandowski, who joined the company from Google’s self-driving unit Waymo, from working on “lidar” technology (which helps…

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Steve Hirschfeld is quoted in the San Francisco Chronicle article titled, “Thousands of flights could be affected by proposed laptop ban.” The piece explores a proposal under study by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security to expand a March prohibition on laptops and tablets in passenger cabins on flights from 10 airports in Africa and the Middle…

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