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Uber Gets California High Court Look at Arbitrating Driver Suits – Bloomberg Law

By Joyce E. Cutler
Uber Technologies Inc. may finally get to argue that a driver suing on behalf of the state of California for alleged labor violations must first get an arbitrator to decide whether he’s an independent contractor or an employee.
The California Supreme Court on Wednesday unanimously agreed to review an appellate ruling rejecting Uber’s arguments that allegations of labor violations under the California Private Attorneys General Act must be arbitrated.
The state high court’s grant of review follows the US Supreme Court ruling last month in Moriana v. Viking River Cruises, holding that workers who signed arbitration agreements and then …
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