Velodyne Lidar Inc., which designs the sensor systems that help driverless cars navigate, was sued for laying off 140 workers with one day’s notice, an early test of whether courts will get involved as the coronavirus wipes out jobs in Silicon Valley.
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Michael Bloomberg's presidential campaign is facing a potential class action lawsuit for allegedly promising jobs through November to more than a thousand campaign staffers and then laying them off last week. A former field organizer, Donna Wood, filed the suit today in U.S. District Court, in the southern district of New York, on behalf of herself and others seeking to get it certified by the court as a class action.
Mike Bloomberg’s presidential campaign was sued Monday by its former field organizer, alleging that thousands of workers were duped into jobs and not paid overtime only to be laid off when the former New York mayor exited the race.
A former Bloomberg campaign staffer filed a proposed class-action lawsuit claiming that the former New York City mayor reneged on promises to pay employees through November 2020 whether or not he won the Democratic presidential nomination.
A former field organizer for Michael Bloomberg’s now-defunct presidential campaign sued on behalf of herself and other former staffers, claiming the candidate promised more than 1,000 staffers jobs through November before laying them off last week.
Former field organizers for Michael R. Bloomberg filed two proposed class-action lawsuits against his presidential campaign Monday, arguing that they and thousands of others laid off this month had been tricked into taking jobs they were told would last until November.
Former field organizers for Michael Bloomberg’s campaign have filed two proposed class-action lawsuits in federal court in New York City, making the case that the staffers were terminated after being promised jobs and benefits through November.