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Uber agrees to pay $3 mn to settle lawsuit with New York drivers over fees

A preliminary settlement was filed on Monday with the federal court in Brooklyn, New York, and requires approval by US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis

Reuters 

Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] agreed to pay up to $3 million to settle a proposed class-action lawsuit brought on behalf of 2,421 drivers in New York who accused the ride-sharing company of docking excessive fees from their fares. A preliminary settlement was filed on Monday with the federal court in Brooklyn, New York, and requires approval by US District Judge Nicholas Garaufis. Drivers accused Uber of breach of contract for including sales tax and a "Black Car Fund" fee, which relates to workers' compensation, in fares when calculating service fees, thereby ...

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First Published: Wed, January 10 2018. 08:52 IST
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