McDonald’s sues ousted CEO, saying he lied about sexual affairs with employees

McDonald’s Corp said on Monday it sued former Chief Executive Steve Easterbrook to recoup tens of millions of dollars in severance and benefits, claiming he covered up and lied about sexual relationships with at least three employees. The lawsuit came nine months after McDonald’s ousted Easterbrook without cause, after determining he had engaged in a […]

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Judge blocks Uber, Lyft from classifying drivers as contractors in California

A California judge on Monday granted the state’s request for a preliminary injunction blocking Uber Technologies Inc (UBER.N) and Lyft Inc (LYFT.O) from classifying their drivers as independent contractors rather than employees. The ruling by Judge Ethan Schulman of San Francisco Superior Court is a defeat for the ride-hailing companies, as they defend against a […]

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