A federal judge ordered San Francisco food-delivery company DoorDash to arbitrate over 5,000 actions brought by its delivery drivers in a move that could cost the company millions of dollars.
What the judges didn’t like in these cases was the companies’ trying to renege on their own contracts. “Other companies facing arbitration demands should see the writing on the wall,” Travis Lenkner said. “Courts are not going to let them get away with creating a ‘heads we win, tails you […]
Keller Lenkner’s Travis Lenkner said his firm, which has teamed up with Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, is eager to begin arbitrating the claims of the 5,010 DoorDash couriers whose cases Judge Alsup ordered to arbitration. Lenkner said he was gratified that Judge Alsup refused to be swayed by DoorDash’s […]
Over 5,200 Postmates couriers told a California federal judge Wednesday that the on-demand delivery company should be held in contempt for refusing to comply with a court order to address their misclassification claims in arbitration, which the couriers called “an unambiguous violation.”
A California federal judge warned Postmates Inc. that it could be held in contempt if the company doesn’t explain why it ignored a court order to arbitrate the claims of nearly 5,200 couriers alleging they were misclassified as independent contractors and shorted on wages.