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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

May 24 2018

Proskauer says partner alleging unequal pay was a top earner

Proskauer Rose says that a female labor and employment partner who is suing the 700-lawyer firm for paying her less than men was one of the highest-earning lawyers in her department, and her pay only dipped when the business she was bringing in plummeted.

May 24 2018

UAW accuses Musk of threatening Tesla workers over unionization

The United Auto Workers union (UAW) has filed a complaint accusing Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk of illegally threatening to take away benefits from workers who join the union.

May 24 2018

Union accuses Tesla CEO Musk of threatening workers

May 24 The United Auto Workers International Union (UAW) has filed a complaint accusing Tesla Inc Chief Executive Elon Musk of illegally threatening to take away benefits from workers who join the union.

May 23 2018

SCOTUS ruling on waivers may boost 'private attorney general' proposals

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision this week validating arbitration agreements that bar workers from filing class action lawsuits could give proposals that would allow employees to sue companies on behalf of states new momentum, experts said.

May 22 2018

Workers hit McDonald's with new sexual harassment claims

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Ten women who work at McDonald's restaurants in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and six other cities have filed sexual harassment complaints in the past few days with the federal government against the company and its franchisees, which they said ignored or retaliated against them for such complaints.

May 22 2018

Workers hit McDonald's with new sexual harassment claims

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK Ten women who work at McDonald's restaurants in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and six other cities have filed sexual harassment complaints in the past few days with the federal government against the company and its franchisees, which they said ignored or retaliated against them for such complaints.

May 22 2018

Workers hit McDonald's with new sexual harassment claims

LOS ANGELES/NEW YORK, May 22 Ten women who work at McDonald's restaurants in Detroit, Chicago, Los Angeles and six other cities have filed sexual harassment complaints in the past few days with the federal government against the company and its franchisees, which they said ignored or retaliated against them for such complaints.

May 21 2018

Challenges to arbitration agreements won't end after SCOTUS ruling, say experts

The U.S. Supreme Court's decision on Monday that class-action waivers in employee arbitration agreements are valid is a major blow to plaintiffs, but it will not stop their lawyers from challenging companies' arbitration agreements on other grounds.

May 18 2018

Drivers deliver fresh batch of contractor misclassification claims to Instacart

Grocery delivery service Instacart is facing fresh claims that it misclassifies delivery drivers in California as independent contractors, in the wake of a landmark ruling by the state's top court making it easier for workers to prove they are a company's employees.

May 11 2018

U.S. court revives challenge to Seattle's Uber, Lyft union law

A U.S. appeals court on Friday revived a leading business group's challenge to a Seattle law, the first of its kind, that would allow drivers for ride-hailing services such as Uber Technologies Inc and Lyft to unionize.

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