Law360 (October 29, 2020, 5:07 PM EDT) — A group of Massachusetts Uber drivers has told the Ninth Circuit that a recent California appellate court ruling upholding an injunction requiring the ride-hailing giant to classify its drivers as employees supports their push to revive their wage-and-hour case.
In a Wednesday filing, the drivers put a spotlight on a First District ruling that upheld an injunction telling Uber to classify California-based drivers as employees and not contractors. The drivers from the Bay State are appealing a lower court’s decision that they were correctly classified as independent contractors, which made them ineligible to pursue a wage-and-hour case.
“The [California] Court of…
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