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The Newest Uber Lawsuit Leads to Another Resignation

The Newest Uber Lawsuit Leads to Another Resignation

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Most of us today have at least heard of Uber and a fair number of us may have very well used this service.  Uber is a peer-to-peer ridesharing, taxi cab, food delivery, and transportation network company. Its headquarters is located in San Francisco, and operates in more than 633 cities worldwide. Users access the platform through their mobile app or…Read the article
Understanding the Uber Lawsuit

Understanding the Uber Lawsuit

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Uber drivers have filed a class action lawsuit claiming they have been misclassified as independent contractors and are entitled to be reimbursed for their expenses that Uber should have to pay, like for gas and vehicle maintenance. The lawsuit also challenges Uber’s practice of telling passengers that the gratuity is included and not to tip…Read the article
Uber: A History Of Worker Exploitation

Uber: A History Of Worker Exploitation

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
In 2016, Uber agreed to pay upwards of $100 million to avoid trial in a misclassification suit concerning California and Massachusetts drivers. Now that a North Carolina judge has conditionally certified a national class action, the stakes, and the potential reward, are exponentially higher. All Uber drivers in the United States who opted out of…Read the article
Napoli Shkolnik Wins Big Legal Battle in NC Uber Case

Napoli Shkolnik Wins Big Legal Battle in NC Uber Case

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
As The New York Times recently reported, Uber drivers have won a tentative victory in their on-going legal battle to be classified as employees as opposed to independent contractors. Due to a North Carolina federal court granting conditional certification to a class-action lawsuit that was filed on behalf of several Uber drivers under the Fair…Read the article
Hunter Shkolnik Press Coverage On Uber

Hunter Shkolnik Press Coverage On Uber

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
In the midst of a heated court hearing regarding lawsuits between Uber Technologies Inc. and its drivers, Hunter Shkolnik has been actively involved in the outcome of the settlement. Recently mentioned in The Recorder as the lead for the efforts taken against Uber and its many lawsuits, Hunter Shkolnik remains determined and confident to see this class…Read the article
Paul Napoli Quoted in Law360 Uber Settlement Article

Paul Napoli Quoted in Law360 Uber Settlement Article

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
The high-profile  Uber Technologies Inc.’s driver class action regarding claims that the company misclassifies drivers as independent contractors and denies them proper tips continues to gain steam in response to the $100 million settlement in California federal court. Uber has a long, long road to travel before it is in compliance with the labor laws…Read the article
Is the Uber Settlement a Win or Loss for Drivers?

Is the Uber Settlement a Win or Loss for Drivers?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
As many are aware, on April 21, 2016, Uber reached a $100 million settlement with its drivers in California and Massachusetts.   Although the settlement amount seems high, Uber and the firm representing the drivers in California and Massachusetts were the real winners of this settlement. It was only a few months ago when Shannon Liss-Riordan,…Read the article
Class Action lawsuit filed against UBER

Class Action lawsuit filed against UBER

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Two New York UBER drivers have filed a proposed class action against UBER Technologies Inc. and Raiser, LLC (collectively “UBER”) alleging UBER withheld tips earned by the drivers and incorrectly classified the drivers as independent contractors to avoid reimbursing drivers for costs associated with driving for UBER. The complaint, filed today in New York Supreme…Read the article
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