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October 16, 2020

Couriers Say Chamber Can’t Weigh In On Postmates Fight

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce cannot file an amicus brief supporting Postmates’ challenge to a California law that lets workers sue if companies take too long to pay arbitration fees, couriers facing a suit by the delivery service have told a federal judge, arguing the Chamber’s views would add nothing to the case.

In a filing Thursday, a group of 10,000 couriers facing a lawsuit from Postmates said the Chamber’s proposed brief does not raise issues the food delivery company’s attorneys could not address themselves and that the business group does not have a special interest in the outcome of the dispute simply because some of its members might be affected by the ruling.

The couriers are represented by Warren Postman, Aaron Zigler and Ashley Keller of Keller Lenkner LLC and Keith Custis of Custis Law PC.

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