Daily News: Held & Hines’ Case in Rikers’ Island Reported in the Media.
- Posted on: Apr 24 2017
Ex-Rikers worker allegedly traded sex for fast food http://nyp.st/2pbjK5Z
Marc Held of Held & Hines LLP, another attorney for the plaintiffs, said in a statement on Thursday that “Uber keeps repackaging the same old arguments.”
“Plaintiffs are confident the court will see through Uber’s pro forma opposition and find in favor of the plaintiffs,” Held added.
The board investigated the allegations and found them “without merit,” a lawyer for the Zgodnys said.
“My clients are confident the courts will do the same and dismiss this frivolous lawsuit,” attorney Marc Held said.
It’s too often inmates’ reports of being victim to excessive force are covered up by prison officials and staff,” Hines said. “The vast majority of those victims never receive the acknowledgment or justice they deserve.”
A lawsuit by Moore over the incident remains pending. His lawyer, Philip Hines, said Moore was “extremely pleased” by Wednesday’s charges.
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“Uber drivers are employees of this billion dollar company, not independent contractors and deserve the same rights, benefits and compensation as permitted under New York State Law,” said Marc Held, a partner at Held and Hines.
“These are hard working men and women who are being exploited. Uber needs to recognize this and compensate them accordingly.”
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