Bloomberg Law
Jan. 26, 2022, 6:52 PM

DoorDash Reaches Deal With Delivery Drivers Over Unpaid Wages

Kathleen Dailey
Kathleen Dailey
Legal Reporter

DoorDash Inc. agreed to settle a Fair Labor Standards Act wage suit involving thousands of delivery drivers across the country over their alleged misclassification as independent contractors rather than employees, according to new filings in California federal court.

The notice of settlement was submitted Tuesday to Judge Edward M. Chen of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California. The deal’s terms haven’t yet been disclosed.

Plaintiff Jacob McGrath, who worked as a part-time delivery driver in California, collectively sued DoorDash for FLSA minimum wage violations in August 2019. About 4,000 drivers subsequently told the court they wanted ...

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