Uber can pay $one hundred million to settle driver class-motion lawsuits

Uber will pay $100 million to settle driver class-action lawsuits

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Uber introduced tonight that it has settled a pair of sophistication-motion lawsuits from drivers in California and Massachusetts. The settlement can pay $eighty four million to the plaintiffs, plus an additional $sixteen million if the corporate goes public and its valuation exceeds a set quantity. Key for Uber nevertheless, is an settlement that it’ll proceed to categorise its drivers as unbiased contractors as an alternative of staff. In accordance with the corporate, it’ll present extra information to drivers about their scores and the way they examine to different drivers and what can get drivers banned. Lastly, it is going to additionally type a driver’s affiliation in these two states, and meet with the group quarterly to debate points.

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