Amazon Driver Says She Was Misclassified As A Contractor

Law360, New York (September 21, 2016, 3:04 PM EDT) -- A delivery driver smacked Amazon.com LLC and a staffing agency on Tuesday with a proposed class action in California state court, claiming she and her colleagues were intentionally misclassified as independent contractors in order to deny them proper wages, despite being treated as regular employees.

Angela Rwomwijhu, a California resident and former delivery driver employed by staffing agency SMX LLC who worked exclusively picking up and delivering Amazon goods, told a California superior court in Los Angeles that both companies “willfully, knowingly and systematically” misclassified her and many other current and former delivery drivers as independent contractors.

This alleged misclassification has...

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