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Uber and Postmates lost a bid to temporarily block California's new gig-worker law, a legal setback that could immediately affect their financials

Uber and Postmates's lawsuit against the state of California suffered a big setback on Monday A Los Angeles judge rejected a bid to temporarily block California's gig-worker law from going into effect while Uber and Postmates challenge it in court.  Gig-economy companies like Uber and Lyft have been fighting fiercely to block Assembly Bill 5, which is aimed at giving wage and benefit protections to people who work as independent contractors. The ruling means that the new law will be enforced w...
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Uber loses early challenge to California gig-worker law

By Joel Rosenblatt and Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg Uber Technologies failed to persuade a judge to shield its drivers from California’s gig-worker protection law while the company challenges the landmark measure in court. A federal judge in Los Angeles rejected a request by Uber and Postmates to temporarily block enforcement of Assembly Bill 5, which aims to convert gig-economy workers from independent contractors to employees with benefits. Uber and Postmates didn’t ask the judge to shield other c...
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Anaheim Hills acupuncturist sent to prison for defrauding Amtrak’s healthcare plan

LOS ANGELES — A licensed Anaheim Hills acupuncturist was sentenced to 30 months in federal prison Tuesday for fraudulently billing Amtrak’s healthcare plan for millions of dollars’ worth of acupuncture, massages and facials that either were medically unnecessary or were never provided. Guiqiong Xiao “Kimi” Gudmundsen, 53, pleaded guilty in Los Angeles federal court in October to one count of healthcare fraud and one count of money laundering. In addition to the prison time, U.S. District Judge D...
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Judge says US must seek consent to medicate immigrant kids

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A federal judge has ruled that the U.S. government must seek consent before administering psychotropic drugs to immigrant children held at a Texas facility. U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee issued a ruling Monday that the federal government violated portions of a longstanding settlement governing the treatment of immigrant children caught […]
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Deported immigrants with mental disabilities could return to US

Hundreds of immigrants with mental disabilities who were deported from the U.S. after representing themselves in court may be allowed to return to the country under a settlement approved by a judge Friday. Federal Judge Dolly M. Gee's ruling will let immigrants with serious mental disabilities request to have their cases reopened in hopes of returning to the U.S. The ruling covers immigrants deported from California, Arizona and Washington between Nov. 21, 2011 and Jan. 27 this year.
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Hundreds of deported immigrants could return to US

A settlement has cleared the way for hundreds of deported immigrants with mental disabilities to have their cases reopened and return to the U.S. Federal Judge Dolly M. Gee in Los Angeles approved the settlement Friday. The ruling applies to immigrants with mental disabilities deported from the U.S. after being forced to represent themselves in court.
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Sides fails to reach settlement in family detention lawsuit

The U.S. Justice Department and immigrant rights lawyers have failed to reach an agreement in a lawsuit over conditions faced by immigrant children detained with their mothers after crossing the U.S-Mexico border, according to documents filed in a California federal court Friday. Lawyers for both sides have been trying to strike a deal since U.S. District Judge Dolly M. Gee issued a tentative ruling in April that the current family detention system violates an 18-year-old court settlement that b...
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