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Lyft Gets California Arbitration Ruling Vacated After Viking

Aug. 1, 2022, 10:54 PM

Lyft Inc. won Monday a motion for a California appeals court to void a ruling against it that held workers couldn’t waive arbitration of a unique California law, the first ruling since the US Supreme Court returned several cases to state court.

The Court of Appeal, Second District, vacated its June 2021 ruling and gave Lyft 20 days to file a supplemental letter brief addressing the effect of the US Supreme Court’s opinion that workers who signed arbitration agreements and then brought California Private Attorney General Act lawsuits must arbitrate their individual claims. Attorneys for Lyft driver Million Seifu then ...