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More States Sue: Will Uber Driver Employment Issues Ever Be Solved?

For Uber drivers in California and Massachusetts, a long battle is coming to an end. Uber has submitted a settlement that could end the lawsuit filed by several of its drivers in both states, but will a settlement really end the company’s strife over vague employee treatment? More States Sue: Will Uber Driver Employment Issues Ever Be Solved? The price for not properly defining the employment status of 385,000 Uber drivers is $100 million, but that’s only in the states of California and Massachusetts. The settlement, which is expected to cover overtime costs and work-related expenses, has yet to be approved by a judge. However, if it is approved, then there will be no clear ruling on whether or not Uber drivers are independent contractors or employees who deserve benefits. Since the settlement still leaves the employment status of Uber drivers undefined, then the company’s other drivers are still open…
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