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March 12, 2019 11:25 PM IST | Auto

Uber to pay $20 million to settle long-running legal battle with drivers

Drivers for the ride-hailing company argued in the lawsuit that they are employees, not independent contractors, as Uber has classified them, and therefore entitled to certain wage protections and reimbursement for their expenses.
The settlement amount is one-fifth of the settlement offer Uber proposed in 2016 to resolve the case, valued at up to $100 million, which US District Judge Edward Chen at the time rejected as inadequate.
Uber to pay $20 million to settle long-running legal battle with drivers
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