Mass. Uber Drivers Can Proceed In Misclassification Row

Law360, San Francisco (March 1, 2018, 10:45 PM EST) -- A California federal judge said Thursday he wants to “thaw out” an Uber wage suit that’s been paused for years, saying a putative class action alleging that Uber misclassifies Massachusetts drivers as independent contractors can move forward, but that a similar case concerning California drivers must await a Ninth Circuit ruling.

U.S. District Judge Edward Chen said he would allow named plaintiff Hakan Yucesoy to refile his motion for class certification, which has been on ice since November 2016. Yucesoy brought his suit on behalf of...
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Case Information

Case Title

O'Connor et al v. Uber Technologies, Inc. et al

Case Number



California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other


Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

August 16, 2013

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