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Postmates moves case alleging couriers were misclassified as contractors to federal court

By Karen Kidd | Jun 14, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO (Northern California Record) – Postmates recently moved a class action from a state court to a federal court as the courier delivery service grapples with a California Supreme Court decision earlier this spring that complicates how gig economy companies define independent contractors.

ARMO Biosciences shareholder's suit alleges misinformation about proposed merger with Eli Lilly

By Justin Stoltzfus | Jun 14, 2018

An ARMO Biosciences shareholder recently filed a complaint on behalf of himself and others against the company alleging its financial activities in regard to a proposed tender offer constitute violations of section 14e and 20a of the Securities Exchange Act.

Court denies amended motion for class certification in alleged Dodge Dart defects case

By Elizabeth Alt | Jun 13, 2018

SAN DIEGO – The Southern California District Court issued a ruling to deny a group of plaintiffs’ motions to certify a class of people who bought or leased certain year models of the Dodge Dart they allege has a defective clutch.

$5.6 million settlement approved in class action suit alleging unfair wages and working conditions

By Sandra Lane | Jun 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO – U.S. Magistrate Judge Maria-Elena James of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently granted a motion for final approval and certification of a settlement in a class action regarding worker wages and hours.

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