LOS ANGELES – A driver
alleges his employer did not reimburse him for employment-related
expenses and violated other labor codes.
Cody Lyons filed a
complaint on behalf of individually and on behalf of all others
similarly situated filed a complaint on Feb. 23 in the U.S. District
Court for the Central District of California against
DoorDash Inc. and Does 1 through 100 alleging violation of the labor
code and the Fair Labor Standards Act.
According to the
complaint, the plaintiff alleges that he started to work for the
defendants in December 2015. The plaintiff holds DoorDash Inc. and Does 1
through 100 responsible because the defendants allegedly paid him as an
exempt independent contractor, failed to reimburse employment-related
expenses, failed to pay a minimum wage or overtime compensation, provide
meal and rest periods and failed to maintain accurate time and pay
The plaintiff requests a trial by jury and seeks an
order appointing plaintiff as representative of the proposed class and
his counsel as class counsel, award for compensatory and liquidated
damages, attorneys’ fees and costs and such other injunctive and
equitable relief. He is represented by Christopher J. Hamner and Amy T.
Wootton of Hamner Law Offices PC in Los Angeles.
U.S. District Court for the Central District of California, Western Division Case number 2:17-cv-01496