Rogers v. Lyft, Inc.

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Case overview

Case Number:

3:20-cv-01938

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Court:

California Northern

Nature of Suit:

Labor: Other

Multi Party Litigation:

Class Action

Judge:

Vince Chhabria

Firms

  1. April 07, 2020

    Calif. Lyft Drivers Lose Employee Status Bid Amid Outbreak

    A California federal judge on Tuesday rejected a bid by Lyft Inc. drivers to immediately classify them as employees eligible for sick leave amid the coronavirus pandemic and sent the case to arbitration, while the company argued that a similar effort underway in Massachusetts could jeopardize drivers' rights to generous benefits flowing from federal relief legislation.

  2. April 03, 2020

    Lyft Ordered To Tell Judge What It's Doing About COVID-19

    A California federal judge ordered Lyft Inc. to provide detailed information about its efforts to help drivers affected by the COVID-19 pandemic Friday, a day after he called out the ride-hailing company's disregard for the law and questioned whether Lyft drivers were using the crisis "as a hook to get a court ruling."

  3. April 02, 2020

    Judge Wonders If Lyft Drivers Using Crisis To Get Reclassified

    Lyft is disregarding California law by misclassifying drivers as independent contractors, a California federal judge said Thursday over an emergency request to require the ride-hailing company to designate drivers as employees, which would make them eligible for sick pay. But he questioned whether drivers were using the COVID-19 pandemic "as a hook to get a court ruling."

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