9th Circuit: Court Lacked Authority To Decide Uber’s Arbitration Enforceability

Mealey's (September 12, 2016, 1:23 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal court had no authority to rule on the enforceability of arbitration agreements entered into between Uber Technologies Inc. and its drivers except as to a representative claim under California’s Private Attorneys General Act (PAGA), a Ninth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals ruled Sept. 7 (Abdul Kadir Mohamed, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc., et al., Nos. 15-16178 and 15-16250, Ronald Gillette v. Uber Technologies, Inc., No. 15-16181, 9th Cir.; 2016 U.S. App. LEXIS 16413).

(Opinion available. Document #43-160916-004Z.)

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