Uber didn’t instantly reply to a request for remark. However the firm isn’t the one one to face criticism for its lobbying for Prop 22. DoorDash, which additionally depends on gig employees, has been criticized for requiring its drivers to ship orders in “Sure on 22” takeout baggage.
Replace 10/22 4:23pm ET: In a press release, an Uber spokesperson referred to as the lawsuit “absurd.”
“That is an absurd lawsuit, with out advantage, filed solely for press consideration and with out regard for the info. It could actually’t distract from the reality: that the overwhelming majority of drivers assist Prop 22 and have for months as a result of they know it would enhance their lives and defend the way in which they like to work.”