Court Rules On Uber Drivers’ Arbitration Claims

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal says that an arbitrator, not the courts, should handle misclassification disputes between Uber Technologies and a purported class of drivers who claim they should be classified as employees instead of independent contractors. The case involves a group of drivers from Massachusetts, but Uber successfully removed the case to Northern … Read More »

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Uber Gets A Ninth Circuit Win

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal dealt a blow to efforts to bring Uber’s workforce out of the independent contractor realm and into the traditional workforce. The Ninth reversed the lower court’s dismissal of Uber’s motions to compel individual drivers to submit their complaints to arbitration. More importantly for Uber, the reversal eliminates driver’s ability … Read More »

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Applied Underwriters Loses Again

Applied Underwriters’ has consistently argued that questions about the construction and/or enforceability of its reinsurance participation agreements (RPAs) used in its Applied Underwriters EquityComp and SolutionOne programs should be resolved … Read More »