Could Uber Be Hit With A Billion Dollar "Surge?"

Posted on May 10, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) -- Drivers who worked for ride-hailing service Uber in California and Massachusetts over the past seven years would have been entitled to an estimated $730 million in expense reimbursements had they been employees rather than contractors, according to court documents made public May 9.

Business Insider/Reuters article here

Related Topics: employee vs independent contractor, employee wages, independent contractor issues, labor laws, TNCs, Uber, wage lawsuits

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  • anthony

     | about 4 years ago

    So 454 million plus 730 million = 1.184 billion dollar loss for usa for 2015 This is the start of how and why its been operating illegally and avoiding paying their way into the industry. Anti trust lawsuits should have been filed months ago but now they can be filed

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