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Amid Backlash, Lawsuits, More Delivery Startups Converting Contractors to Employees

8.6.15

Jason Geller was quoted in the San Jose Mercury News on August 6, 2015. The article “Amid Backlash, Lawsuits, More Delivery Startups Converting Contractors to Employees” discussed Sprig’s, a meal delivery company, latest decision in which they have decided to convert their contract delivery drivers to employees.

Jason was quoted on his take of the Sprig’s decision.

Sprig's decision "is not a harbinger of things to come," said Jason Geller, the managing partner of labor and employment law firm Fisher & Phillip's San Francisco office. "It's a hot issue and a lot of employers are evaluating it. A lot of times these decisions get made for reasons unique to a particular business and whether they want to litigate for years to come, or whether they want to take a quick way out."

To read the full article, please visit San Jose Mercury News.


This article was picked up by Santa Cruz Sentinel and Daily Democrat on August 6, 2015.

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