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Legal challenges over how workers in the on-demand tech economy should be classified keep popping up. The latest one, filed on Friday and first reported by Reuters, is a proposed class action lawsuit filed by a Massachusetts woman named Anna Coorey, who drove for Google Express.
The lawsuit says Coorey is owed overtime pay and expenses, since she should have been classified as an employee, not a contractor. Coorey was hired through an independent courier service, but wore a Google Express uniform and was required to take packages only from Google. She was required to take all deliveries in her shift.
The case was filed just days after former Amazon Now drivers filed a suit in California with similar allegations.
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