Bloomberg Law
Jan. 25, 2018, 12:31 PM

GrubHub Wage Case May See New Delivery: Worker Status Test Redo

Jon Steingart
Jon Steingart
Legal Editor

A case in a federal court in California involving GrubHub could upend worker classification in the gig economy. And a separate case in the state supreme court could upend the GrubHub case.

The parties in the GrubHub litigation gave their closing arguments in October and are waiting for the judge’s ruling, which could come at any time. “What’s really odd about that is the trial is done. Now the plaintiff’s trying to change the rules of the game after the whistle has been blown,” Todd Lebowitz, a partner in Baker & Hostetler LLP’s Cleveland office, told Bloomberg Law.

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