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Shannon Liss-Riordan. Shannon Liss-Riordan. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

The lawyer best known for challenging the worker-classification practices of gig-economy companies was pondering her legal options Wednesday.

California voters on Tuesday approved Proposition 22, an initiative freeing app-based ride-hailing and delivery companies from state law requiring them to classify their drivers as employees. The measure’s decisive victory clouded the future of an unknown number of pending worker-classification lawsuits, including those brought by Boston plaintiffs attorney Shannon Liss-Riordan.

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Cheryl Miller

Cheryl Miller, based in Sacramento, covers the state legislature and emerging industries, including autonomous vehicles and marijuana. She authors the weekly cannabis newsletter Higher Law. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @CapitalAccounts

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