Wednesday, August 5, 2020

California Sues Uber and Lyft For 'Systematic' Wage Theft

Systematic wage theft? Wow! I guess California ain't messing around.

The Labor Commissioner’s Office has filed separate lawsuits against transportation companies Uber and Lyft for committing wage theft by misclassifying employees as independent contractors. Uber and Lyft have misclassified their drivers, which has deprived these workers of a host of legal protections in violation of California labor law, the lawsuits say.