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SJC throws out Uber-Lyft ballot question 

SJC throws out Uber-Lyft ballot question 

Originally published June 14, 2022 (here) By Shira Schoenberg CommonWealth Magazine THE SUPREME JUDICIAL COURT on Tuesday threw out a ballot question that would classify ride-share drivers as independent contractors, putting a sudden end to what was primed to be an...

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Liss-Riordan wins SEIU Local 888 endorsement in AG race

Liss-Riordan wins SEIU Local 888 endorsement in AG race

Originally published March 15, 2022 (here) By Gintautas Dumcius, Managing Editor Dorchester Reporter Shannon Liss-Riordan, the labor attorney running for state attorney general, continues to rack up union support. On Tuesday, Liss-Riordan’s campaign rolled out the...

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Meeting the gubernatorial candidates: Shannon Liss-Riordan

Meeting the gubernatorial candidates: Shannon Liss-Riordan

WBUR (Tiziana Dearing, Amanda Beland, Anthony Brooks, Franziska Monahan) It's an election year, and we're inviting major candidates running for state office in Massachusetts to come and make their case to you. Today, we round out our interviews with the three declared...

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Democratic AG candidates make their pitch

Democratic AG candidates make their pitch

By Samantha J. Gross - 2/08/22 Original Article posted here. In the first televised forum of the race, the three Democratic candidates for Massachusetts attorney general on Tuesday each made the case that they’re best positioned to succeed Maura Healey, who recently...

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‘Pit-bull’ lawyer suing IBM for age discrimination

‘Pit-bull’ lawyer suing IBM for age discrimination

Originally published September 17, 2018 at 5:30 pm (here) By Gerrit De Vynck Bloomberg News Shannon Liss-Riordan filed a class-action lawsuit Monday on behalf of three former IBM employees who say the tech giant discriminated against them based on their age when it...

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Uber’s Worst Nightmare

Uber’s Worst Nightmare

Originally published May 18, 2016 (here) Diana Kapp | Photo: Justin Kaneps San Francisco Magazine Shannon Liss-Riordan just put a $100 million dent in the sharing economy giant. She's out for a lot more than that. Liss-Riordan is never one to relent unless forced....

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What Strippers Can Teach Uber

What Strippers Can Teach Uber

The on-demand industry says it’s turned our concept of work upside down. But one attorney thinks we’ve been here before — again, and again, and again. By Lauren Smiley Shannon Liss-Riordan rolls a small black suitcase out of the ugly federal courthouse in San...

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The worker’s champion

The worker’s champion

Shannon Liss-Riordan represents cab drivers, baristas, exotic dancers, and waiters in class action lawsuits. ALYSSA MARTINO Jul 15, 2013 Boston-based lawyer Shannon Liss-Riordan has represented cab drivers, baristas, exotic dancers, and waiters in class action...

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Lawyer fights for low wage workers’ rights

Lawyer fights for low wage workers’ rights

Originally published December 23, 2012 (here) By Katie Johnston Globe Staff Boston Globe Shannon Liss-Riordan has built her reputation representing those who say they were wronged. Strippers denied wages and tips. Pizza makers swindled out of overtime pay. Cleaning...

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Skycaps and waiters find a legal champion

Skycaps and waiters find a legal champion

Globe Staff - April 29, 2008 By Jonathan Saltzman Boston Globe Days after a federal jury ordered American Airlines to pay a group of nine local skycaps more than $325,000 in lost tips, the plaintiffs and their legal team celebrated with a boisterous dinner at Ruth's...

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