Ninth Circuit Rules that Stage Corporation Drivers Can Maintain Lawsuit Challenging Independent Contractor Classification

By: Sam G. Sherman, Esq. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decided Kairy v. Super Shuttle International yesterday. At issue was whether a plaintiff could sue in state or federal court alleging independent contractor misclassification or whether the California Public Utilities Commission (PUC) has exclusive jurisdiction over employee classification. SuperShuttle Internation provides shared-ride airport shuttle service. In California, SuperShuttle is considered a PSC subject to PUC regulations. Prior to 2001, SuperShuttle classified its drivers as employees. SuperShuttle then…

Read more

Contact Information

Attorneys serving San Diego, Solana Beach, Encinitas, Carlsbad, Del Mar, Carmel Valley, Mission Valley, Rancho Bernardo, Serrano, Imperial Valley, Calexico, El Centro, San Diego County and all of Southern California.

© 2021. by TencerSherman LLP. All rights reserved. Disclaimer | Site Map | Privacy Policy | Website Managed By Golden Seller

Font Resize
Contrast