Uber Drivers Lose Class Action Effort as Court Upholds Arbitration Requirement

Uber Drivers Lose Class Action Effort as Court Upholds Arbitration Requirement

It was just a matter of time. After the Supreme Court cleared the way for businesses to use class waivers with their employees and contractors with the Epic Systems ruling this past May, many observers expected that the decision would come back to haunt a class of Uber drivers who wanted to litigate a class action misclassification case against the ride-sharing company in court. Earlier today, sure enough, the other shoe dropped.