9th Circ. Mulls If Prop 22 Moots Uber, Postmates' AB 5 Appeal

Law360 (November 18, 2020, 9:49 PM EST) -- A Ninth Circuit panel questioned Wednesday whether Uber and Postmates are tilting at windmills by asking for an injunction blocking A.B. 5, a California law making it harder for workers to be classified as independent contractors, since Golden State voters just approved Proposition 22 exempting them from the law's worker-classification test.

An attorney for Uber Technologies, Postmates and individual drivers told a three-judge panel of the Ninth Circuit that the case asking for an injunction against California's A.B. 5 was still alive, despite passage of Proposition 22. (AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes) Theane Evangelis of Gibson Dunn & Crutcher LLP — an attorney...

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