Law360 (February 25, 2021, 9:49 PM EST) — A California federal judge pushed Uber drivers Thursday to explain how their misclassification lawsuit should go forward in the wake of a successful state ballot measure that allows app-based companies to treat workers as independent contractors, telling their lawyer “the will of the voters is clearly against” his clients.U.S. District Judge Phyllis Hamilton asked the drivers’ attorney during a videoconference hearing on Uber’s motion to dismiss if there was a way for the state class action claims to proceed in light of Proposition 22, a ballot measure approved in November that exempts app-based companies like Uber, Lyft and DoorDash from…
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