Bloomberg Law
Feb. 9, 2018, 9:29 PM

GrubHub Driver Wage Case Still En Route?

Jon Steingart
Jon Steingart
Legal Editor

A federal judge in California found that food ordering service GrubHub correctly classified a delivery driver as an independent contractor who isn’t eligible for overtime and other employee rights. But that’s not likely to be the last word.

Other gig economy giants like Uber and Postmates have faced similar lawsuits that settled or were dismissed. They can include eye-popping figures, like the $100 million Uber agreed to in a class action that a judge rejected as too small.

But this case was the first to reach trial and is seen as a bellwether. Former GrubHub delivery driver Raef Lawson ...

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