Sean Pon Quoted in Law360 on the Uber Ruling that Puts the Sharing Economy’s Business Model In Limbo

June 24, 2015

Sean Pon of the Los Angeles - Westside office of Hinshaw and Culbertson LLP, was quoted by Law360 in an article titled, "Uber Ruling Puts Sharing Economy’s Business Model In Limbo." The article discusses the recent ruling by the California Labor Commissioner’s Office that a driver for Uber Technologies Inc. is an employee and not an independent contractor. Mr. Pon discusses the wide-reaching effects of the ruling, which may push companies in the sharing economy to take a more hands-off approach with workers.
Read the full article, "Uber Ruling Puts Sharing Economy’s Business Model In Limbo," on Law360's website. Please note a subscription is required to access the article.

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