Ohio Federal Judge Sends Uber Driver’s Employment Suit To Arbitrator

Mealey's (May 25, 2016, 11:11 AM EDT) -- CLEVELAND — An arbitrator must decide the arbitrability of a former Uber Technologies Inc.’s drivers wage and employment status allegations, an Ohio federal judge ruled May 23, finding that the driver failed to timely opt out of the arbitration provision of the services agreement to which he consented (LaDon Bruster v. Uber Technologies Inc., et al., No. 15-2653, N.D. Ohio; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 67523).

(Opinion and order available. Document #43-160603-002Z.)

LaDon Bruster activated an account with Uber on July 30, 2014, and began to work...
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