A federal judge rejected
- Drivers cited the coronavirus epidemic as a reason they should be reclassified
- U.S. District Judge
Vince Chhabriarefused to issue an emergency injunction, and agreed with Lyft that the claims should be sent to private arbitration
- A separate claim seeking a “public injunction” under California law was referred to a lower state court
- Drivers will have to rely on aid like cash payments, unemployment benefits, emergency refundable tax credits, and sick pay from the federal and state governments, the judge ruled
- Chhabria ...