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Financial Daily Dose 11.15.2019 | Top Story: New Jersey Targets Uber Over “Independent Contractor” Worker Classification

BY: Michael D. Reif | November 15, 2019

Sending a shot across the bow of the gig economy, New Jersey is seeking nearly $650 million from Uber for “years of unpaid employment taxes for its drivers, arguing that the ride-hailing company has misclassified the workers as independent contractors and not as employees.” Uber says it’s challenging the state’s findings, but Jersey’s not alone … Continue reading

Financial Daily Dose 8.6.2019 | Top Story: Market Dive on Worries About Trade War With China

BY: Michael D. Reif | August 6, 2019

Last week’s wild economic ride combined with China’s currency-devaluing response (and, arguably, months more of trade-war-driven global uncertainty) led to the worst day on Wall Street since last December, with the Dow plummeting more than 700 points and major US indices each taking a nearly 3% hit on Monday – NYTimes and WSJ and Bloomberg … Continue reading