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Uber Seeks Review Of Class Cert. In Closely Watched Tips Suit

Law360, Los Angeles (September 15, 2015, 10:19 PM EDT) -- Uber Technologies Inc. asked the Ninth Circuit on Tuesday to let it appeal the class certification won by California drivers who claim they were mislabeled independent contractors and cheated out of tips, saying the court shouldn’t place the fate of the entire industry in the hands of a single jury.

The company wants the appeals court to hear an interlocutory appeal of U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen’s Sept. 1 decision granting certification to the group of drivers, in which the judge found that Uber had...
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