Uber Says Drivers' Prop 22 Suit Is Too Big For State Court

Law360 (October 26, 2020, 6:12 PM EDT) -- Uber told a California federal judge that a proposed class action, brought by drivers who claim it is violating state law by pressuring them to back a ballot measure that could exempt Uber from granting them employee status, is too big for state court.

The rideshare giant filed a notice of removal Sunday in federal court that said the drivers' suit, filed Oct. 22 in state court, could encompass 70,000 workers and cost the company far more than $5 million, putting it well above the Class Action Fairness Act's threshold for keeping matters in state court.

"Defendants expressly reserve all of...

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