One wonders if Uber can survive today's regulation state. Apparently, Uber drivers in California, driving their own cars and working their own hours, believe they should be considered employees rather than independent contractors. If California courts agree, they will be entitled to workers' compensation benefits. They might win in court, but will they still have jobs if they do?
LeAndra Lewis was working the Boom Boom Room in Columbia, South Carolina when shots rang out in the club. Ms. Lewis was seriously wounded in the crossfire and was forced to retire from strip dancing as a result.
She sought benefits under South Carolina's workers compensation insurance claiming she was an employee of the Boom Boom Room.