Bloomberg Law
Nov. 10, 2020, 5:35 PM

Uber, Postmates Renew Bid to Block California Worker Laws

Kathleen Dailey
Kathleen Dailey
Legal Reporter

Uber Technologies Inc. and Postmates Inc. are urging a California federal judge to declare unconstitutional and block enforcement of the state’s current worker classification laws, now that voters approved a ballot measure allowing them to keep classifying drivers as independent contractors.

California Proposition 22 clearly supersedes Assembly Bills 5, 170, and 2257, but Attorney General Xavier Becerra (D) and other state officials “have thumbed their noses at the People’s will” by continuing to seek forced reclassification of app-based drivers, according to the second amended complaint filed Monday in the U.S. District Court for the Central District of California by Uber, ...

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