A federal judge in California has set June 20, 2016, as the date to hear a class-action lawsuit challenging ride-sharing service Uber and its driver classification as independent contractors.
The lawsuit seeks full employee status with wages, overtime and other labor law rights for Uber drivers who haven’t signed a waiver.
The case, O’Connor v. Uber, could have a wide-ranging impact on Uber operations in the United States, as well as on its competitor, Lyft.
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