Ed Markey faces Senate challenge: high-profile labor lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan
Boston Labor Lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan Launches U.S. Senate Bid Against Markey
US Sen. Ed Markey Facing Democratic Primary Challenger
U.S. Sen. Edward Markey is facing a challenger in next year's Democratic primary in Massachusetts. Shannon Liss-Riordan, a workers' rights lawyer, announced her intention Monday to challenge the one-term senator for the Democratic nomination.
The First Big Democratic Primary Challenge of 2020 Is Happening In Massachusetts
Brookline Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordon On Why She Wants To Take On Sen. Ed Markey In 2020
U.S. Sen. Ed Markey has served in Congress for more than 35 years, but one Brookline labor lawyer has decided that this term should be his last. Attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan will challenge Markey in the Democratic primary next year. Liss-Riordan has spent the past two decades fighting for worker's rights, against companies which include Uber, Starbucks, FedEx and American Airlines.
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Amazon delivery drivers sue company over job status
Starbucks Workers Tips Suit Scores $14 Million Win Against Coffee Giant
Starbucks workers in Massachusetts just got the tip of a lifetime. Late last week, a federal appeals court in Boston awarded a group of baristas at the Seattle-based coffee chain $14 million, the Boston Globe reports.
Cleaning company took franchise fees illegally, SJC rules
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled yesterday that Coverall North America Inc. illegally collected franchise fees from a worker, clearing the way for hundreds of workers involved in a class-action lawsuit against the cleaning company to be awarded millions of dollars in damages.
Harvard Club of Boston Settles With Waiters Over Tips
The Harvard Club of Boston reached a tentative settlement of a class-action lawsuit brought by servers who said they weren’t paid tips. “It has been amicably resolved,” Shannon Liss-Riordan, a lawyer for the plaintiffs, said yesterday in a phone interview. She declined to comment further. A Sept. 10 entry in the case docket in Massachusetts state court says “case settled” without giving details.
The lawyer looking to kill the ‘gig economy’
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Shannon Liss-Riordan, a Boston-based employment-rights lawyer, is leading the charge against Uber and Lyft. She has represented drivers from both companies who have filed lawsuits, alleging they've been misclassified as "independent contractors" when they should be classified as "employees."