Uber Settles Driver Dispute But Doesn’t Reclassify

A pending class action filed by Uber drivers in California and Massachusetts over alleged misclassification as independent contractors is heading to settlement. The parties agreed to a $20 million payout for the nearly 14,000 drivers, but none will be reclassified as employees under the deal. The settlement may come against a backdrop where Uber drivers … Read More »

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Uber Gets A Ninth Circuit Win

The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeal dealt a blow to efforts to bring Uber’s workforce out of the independent contractor realm and into the traditional workforce. The Ninth reversed the lower court’s dismissal of Uber’s motions to compel individual drivers to submit their complaints to arbitration. More importantly for Uber, the reversal eliminates driver’s ability … Read More »

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