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October 2017 Archives

Uber under fire for alleged gender and race discrimination

Uber Technologies Inc. has been accused by three engineers of violating California’s Equal Pay Act. The engineers, all of whom are female and Latina, have sued the rideshare company, alleging that it pays women and people of color less than their colleagues. Further, they also claim that the company did not promote them as regularly as it did employees who were male, white, and Asian.

Preventing sexual harassment in the workplace

If you run a business, you might come across a wide variety of challenges. Whether your company is large or you operate a smaller business, you could run into hurdles with competitors, staff members, clients, and even customers. In recent days, a considerable amount of media coverage has focused on sexual harassment. As a business owner, it is essential for you to do what you can to prevent sexual harassment from wreaking havoc in the workplace and doing your best to address these allegations correctly. Our law firm knows that the outcome of these cases can have a major impact on a business' future.

In trade secret case, Waymo makes confident settlement offer

After a series of pretrial victories for Waymo and several setbacks for Uber, Waymo recently made an interesting settlement offer in its trade secret case. The Alphabet, Inc., subsidiary offered to drop the lawsuit if Uber agreed to an independent monitor to ensure it doesn't use any Waymo technology, pays at least $1 billion in damages and offers a public apology.

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