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Michigan Drivers Sue Uber Over Allegedly Keeping Tips

Posted on April 14, 2016

Online taxi giant Uber is battling yet another legal headache, this one triggered by two Ann Arbor drivers who are suing over wages and benefits, claiming Uber is keeping their tips, denying them benefits and forcing them to pay for things like gas and repairs.

The claims aren't novel. Over the last year, Uber drivers in California, New York and Washington state have filed similar class actions against Uber, claiming the company stiffed them out of tips and wages. But the Michigan lawsuit, filed Tuesday in U.S. District Court, comes when the $50-billion company is trying to rebound from a series of costly legal setbacks and public relations fiascoes.

Detroit Free Press article here

Related Topics: chauffeur gratuities, driver pay, lawsuits, legal issues, TNCs, Uber, wage lawsuits

Comments ( 1 )
  • anthony

     | about 2 years ago

    Right about now all those new vehicles have 300k miles and need replacement, with no santander bank to finance that 1k down no credit check....... there is no way any guber driver can afford to purchase a replscement vehicle Wages, fuel,tips.. this tech bubble could bot figure out the correct pricing to make the company a succcess. Instead they are shaking their heads wondering what they did to get a 454 million dollar operating loss :)

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