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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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