New court ruling could force Uber, Lyft to convert drivers to employees
California Supreme Court: It’ll be tougher for firms to not have bona fide employees.
The California Supreme Court has ruled that it will now be harder for employers to formally classify their workers as independent contractors rather than employees.
The court’s Monday opinion in Dynamex v. Superior Court of Los Angeles County could have a profound impact on many tech companies like Uber, Lyft, Instacart, and others that provide on-demand services. Dynamex is a courier and delivery company based in Kent, Washington.