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Uber Drivers Must Halt PAGA Claim Until 9th Circ. Weighs In

Law360, Boston (March 8, 2018, 2:46 PM EST) -- A California federal judge on Wednesday said a class of Uber drivers cannot amend its class action claim under the state’s Private Attorneys General Act until the Ninth Circuit rules on the ride-hailing company’s bids to dismantle the long-running suit that claims it misclassified the drivers as independent contractors.

U.S. District Judge Edward M. Chen denied the amended PAGA claim, which the drivers have been trying to introduce since March 2015. In his four-page order, Judge Chen said that adding the PAGA claim before the appellate...
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Case Title

O'Connor et al v. Uber Technologies, Inc. et al


Case Number

3:13-cv-03826

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

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Edward M. Chen

Date Filed

August 16, 2013


Case Title

Yucesoy v. Uber Technologies, Inc. et al


Case Number

4:15-cv-00262

Court

California Northern

Nature of Suit

Contract: Other

Judge

Kandis A. Westmore

Date Filed

January 20, 2015

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