Instacart Can’t Yet Ring Up $4.6M Misclassification Deal

Law360, Los Angeles (April 19, 2017, 11:04 PM EDT) -- A California judge on Wednesday held off on approving Instacart’s proposed $4.6 million deal to resolve multistate claims that 31,000 delivery workers were misclassified as independent contractors, saying he needed more information about the deal, including the average payout for each class member.

Instacart workers, who are dispatched through a mobile phone application, shop for customers at various stores — including Safeway, Whole Foods and Costco — and then deliver the groceries. The suit brought by Casey Camp and dozens of other named plaintiffs, all current or...
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