California Federal Judge Partially Certifies Uber Driver Class In Wage Suit

Mealey's (September 3, 2015, 9:43 AM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — A California federal judge on Sept. 1 partially certified a class of drivers who have driven in California for Uber Technologies Inc. and allege that they were improperly classified as independent contractors and denied reimbursement for all necessary expenditures, as well the full amount of gratuity left by customers (Douglas O’Connor, et al. v. Uber Technologies, Inc., No. 13-3826, N.D. Calif.; 2015 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 116482).

(Amended order available. Document #43-150904-014R.)

U.S. Judge Edward M. Chen certified the class as to the classification...
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