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Judge Approves Big Settlement For Lyft Drivers

Posted on March 17, 2017

Photo via Flickr user Spiros Vathis
Photo via Flickr user Spiros Vathis
A U.S. judge gave final approval on March 16 to a settlement agreement in a class-action lawsuit against Lyft, ending a legal case that challenged the independent contractor status of the ride-hailing service's drivers.

U.S. District Judge Vince Chhabria in San Francisco gave his final approval to the $27 million settlement, after granting preliminary approval in June, according to court filings.

Fortune article here

Related Topics: employee vs independent contractor, independent contractor issues, labor laws, lawsuits, Lyft, TNCs

Comments ( 1 )
  • Anthony

     | about 2 years ago

    The uber settlement was thrown out by jusge chen, that was around 40 million / his reason was it would equal to 20.00 per driver. This lyft aettlement is also a joke, these settlementa should ne near 400 million just in california. Guber has bought judges

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