Uber Can't Appeal Drivers' Class Cert., 9th Circ. Told

Law360, New York (September 28, 2015, 5:57 PM EDT) -- A freshly certified class of California drivers accusing Uber Technologies Inc. of misclassifying them as independent contractors told the Ninth Circuit on Friday the ride-hailing company prematurely appealed the certification and there are no novel questions to warrant the court’s intervention.

Following U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen's yet-unfinalized Sept. 1 order, the parties are still engaged in class certification briefing, and the parameters of the class may still change, the drivers said in their opposition Friday.

Allowing an appeal now would most likely lead to...
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