With the California Supreme Court’s recent ruling about what classifies a worker as an employee vs. an independent contractor, Lyft and Uber are in a hard place. Although the U.S. Supreme Court just upheld arbitration clauses, precluding the filing of a class action suit as a way to bring the question to call, San Francisco City Attorney Dennis Herrera just subpoenaed both companies for records of driver pay and benefits, as well as their classification as independent contractors, rather than employees.