Bloomberg Law
March 18, 2021, 6:46 PM

Doordash Misclassification Suit Paused for Prop. 22 Discovery

Maeve Allsup
Maeve Allsup
Legal Reporter

Food delivery platform Doordash Inc. must prove it’s in compliance with California’s Proposition 22 before a suit filed against it by the San Francisco City attorney can move forward, a superior court judge said Thursday.

The case will be fundamentally different depending on whether Doordash is complying with the letter of the classification law, Judge Anne-Christine Massullo said.

Disputes over the impact of the voter-approved ballot measure are playing out in California courts between the state, gig workers, and the companies themselves. Uber Technologies Inc. and Lyft Inc. are among those that have asked state courts to throw out rulings ...