Bloomberg Law
Nov. 20, 2019, 8:57 PM

DoorDash Couriers Seek Injunction in Arbitration Dispute

Kathleen Dailey
Kathleen Dailey
Legal Intelligence Reporter

More than 4,000 DoorDash couriers attempting to arbitrate misclassification claims asked the California Superior Court to block the company from issuing new arbitration agreements before the court decides whether to enforce its original one.

The couriers allege that DoorDash misclassified them as independent contractors rather than employees and seek to arbitrate these claims pursuant to the original agreement set forth by DoorDash, which required individual arbitration before the American Arbitration Association.

Attorneys for the couriers filed a request for a temporary restraining order Nov. 19 in the Superior Court of the State of California for the County of San Francisco, ...