Proposed class action against Uber can proceed, Ontario appeal court rules

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By the Canadian Press, CBC News Ottawa, January 2, 2019

A proposed class-action lawsuit against the ride-hailing company Uber filed by one of its drivers will go ahead after Ontario's top court reversed a lower court decision that would have sent the matter to arbitration overseas.

In a ruling released Wednesday, the Court of Appeal for Ontario says a clause in Uber's services agreement that requires all disputes to go through arbitration in the Netherlands amounts to illegally outsourcing an employment standard and therefore cannot stand.

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/ontario-uber-appeal-1.4963792