Tag Archives: because

The Uberization of the economy is winning because of cucumber farmers

Judicial test has helped companies that rely on contractors instead of employees, but California Supreme Court has chance to change it GrubHub notched a key legal victory in a San Francisco federal court in February. Cucumbers and a ride home from the bar may not appear to have much in common, but a judicial test involving cucumber farmers is a ... Read More »

Deutsche Bank whistleblower rejects award because SEC ‘went easy’ on execs

A Deutsche Bank whistleblower has turned down his share of the $16.5m whistleblower award, stating that the Security Exchange Commission (SEC) did not do enough to punish the executives responsible for the bank’s wrongdoing. Eric Ben-Artzi, a former risk officer, went to the regulators after he was fired by Deutsche Bank for raising alarm over the bank’s inflated valuation of ... Read More »