Thank you for sharing!

Your article was successfully shared with the contacts you provided.
Lyft driver lounge called the Hub. Located at 2300 26th Street in San Francisco (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM) Lyft driver lounge called the Hub, located at 2300 26th St. in San Francisco. (Photo: Jason Doiy/ALM)

A California state court judge has refused to grant an emergency motion in a case against Lyft Inc. that would reclassify drivers as employees, so that they can take advantage of state-mandated paid sick leave during the coronavirus pandemic.

In an order Thursday, Judge Ethan Schulman of San Francisco County Superior Court denied the Lyft drivers’ emergency motion for preliminary injunction and granted motions brought by Lyft’s Keker, Van Nest & Peters counsel to compel arbitration and stay the case.

This content has been archived. It is available through our partners, LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law.

To view this content, please continue to their sites.

Not a Lexis Advance® Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Not a Bloomberg Law Subscriber?
Subscribe Now

Why am I seeing this?

LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law are third party online distributors of the broad collection of current and archived versions of ALM's legal news publications. LexisNexis® and Bloomberg Law customers are able to access and use ALM's content, including content from the National Law Journal, The American Lawyer, Legaltech News, The New York Law Journal, and Corporate Counsel, as well as other sources of legal information.

For questions call 1-877-256-2472 or contact us at [email protected]

Alaina Lancaster

Alaina Lancaster, based in San Francisco, covers disruptive trends and technologies shaping the future of law. She authors the weekly legal futurist newsletter What's Next. Contact her at [email protected]. On Twitter: @a_lancaster3

More from this author


ALM Legal Publication Newsletters

Sign Up Today and Never Miss Another Story.

As part of your digital membership, you can sign up for an unlimited number of a wide range of complimentary newsletters. Visit your My Account page to make your selections. Get the timely legal news and critical analysis you cannot afford to miss. Tailored just for you. In your inbox. Every day.

Copyright © 2021 ALM Media Properties, LLC. All Rights Reserved.