DoorDash Loses Bid for High Court Review of Arbitration Dispute

Oct. 12, 2021, 2:26 PM

The U.S. Supreme Court left intact a California appeals court ruling that allowed DoorDash, Inc. drivers to bypass arbitration agreements they signed and keep a lawsuit over customer tips in court.

The justices declined Tuesday to examine whether the Federal Arbitration Act preempts a California rule that says arbitration agreements can’t waive a worker’s right to bring claims under the state’s unique Private Attorneys General Act, which allows workers to sue on behalf of the government.

At issue was a PAGA lawsuit filed by driver Brandon Campbell accusing the company of unlawfully using customer tips from each delivery to meet ...

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