State and city attorney's offices seek injunction against Uber, Lyft

 

Last updated 6/25/2020 at 12:15pm

SAN DIEGO (CNS) - California's attorney general and local officials -- including the San Diego City Attorney's Office -- announced today they will seek a preliminary injunction to require Uber and Lyft to immediately stop classifying their drivers as independent contractors, as part of an ongoing battle over worker protections.

The state and the city attorney's offices of San Diego, Los Angeles and San Francisco sued the companies earlier this year to compel them to classify their drivers as employees under AB 5, which would ensure they receive labor protections like minimum wage, overti...



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