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December 20, 2019

Couriers Rip Postmates For Flouting Court’s Arbitration Order

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.”

December 4, 2019

Postmates Faces Contempt Order In Couriers’ Arbitration Row

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.

December 2, 2019

Caterpillar Faces Worker Biometric Privacy Lawsuit

Plaintiff Annastasia Rodriguez alleges in the putative class complaint that the construction equipment manufacturer scanned and retained workers’ fingerprints without informed consent in Illinois, violating the state’s Biometric Information Privacy Act. Keller Lenkner LLC represents Rodriguez and the putative class.

December 2, 2019

Drivers Say DoorDash Circumventing Arbitration Rules

More than 2,200 DoorDash couriers have accused the app-based food delivery company of stonewalling their individual arbitrations by trying to force new terms on them that upend the arbitration procedure they already agreed to and violates ethics rules, according to California federal court filings. “[It’s] an ethical violation and unlawful […]

December 2, 2019

DoorDash Must Arbitrate Misclassification Suit, Couriers Say

More than 2,200 DoorDash Inc. couriers want the on-demand delivery company to abide by the arbitration agreements it uses to thwart would-be litigants and also are suing to stop the company from issuing new agreements to the drivers. Keller Lenkner LLC represents the couriers.

December 2, 2019

$11.5M Postmates Driver Deal In PAGA Suit Needs More Info

A California state judge indicated she had “significant concerns” about a proposed $11.5 million settlement in a suit alleging Postmates Inc. misclassified delivery couriers as independent contractors, telling the parties in a tentative ruling Thursday to come back with more information to justify their deal. Intervenors and objectors are represented […]