Lyft Seeks Another Appeal in Massachusetts Drivers’ Pay Case

May 27, 2020, 4:34 PM

Lyft Inc. asked the First Circuit to review a Massachusetts federal judge’s decision to forge ahead with a proposed class action alleging driver misclassification while it appeals an order prohibiting it from arbitrating the claims.

The ride-sharing company will appeal Judge Indira Talwani’s May 22 order refusing to stay the case, according to a notice filed Tuesday in the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts.

The court’s consideration of the matter doesn’t interfere with the pending appeal or harm Lyft, Talwani ruled.

She also rejected the drivers’ request for an emergency order preventing the company from classifying them ...

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