Professor Stone Cited in Bloomberg on Possible Court Settlements of Rideshare Lawsuit

June 2, 2016 – Professor Katherine Stone was cited in a Bloomberg article on possible court settlements of lawsuits brought by drivers against rideshare giants Uber and Lyft.  Courts are poised to consider settlements that may leave Uber and Lyft drivers classified as independent contractors, not employees, and may also continue to require drivers to take disputes to private arbitration rather than court. 

Workers pressing their cases in court must also push lawmakers for a change at the Supreme Court or legislation to improve their lot, said Professor Stone.  "The question of whether they’re employees or not is now being relegated to private, invisible arbitration tribunals.”

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