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Publication Archive: Uber Drivers

Law360: Uber Drivers Win Class Certification

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Source: Law360
The workers’ attorney at Napoli Shkolnik PLLC, said Judge Alsup correctly recognized that the workers should be heard as a class. “Like in most class actions, it would not make financial sense to bring these claims on an individual basis, Accordingly, without this decision, it would have likely been the end of the road for…Read the article

Law360 Covers Uber Class Certification

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Source: Law360
In August, U.S. District Judge William Alsup nixed Uber’s bid to dismiss the case.Read the article

The Verdict Newsletter Fall 2017

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Source: Napoli Shkolnik PLLC
The fall 2017 version of our quarterly newsletter. In this issue, we discuss the nation’s opioid epidemic in addition to our advances in many of the cases that are currently in litigation.Read the article

Uber Class Achieves A Small Victory

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Source: Working Solutions NYC
Last month, a North Carolina federal court gave conditional certification to a class-action lawsuit brought against Uber by several of its drivers under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Now, plaintiffs in the case can seek out other drivers who feel they have been wronged by the company and who have opted out of their…Read the article

Uber drivers win a victory in classification legal battle

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Source: Orange County Register
Uber drivers have won a tentative victory in their long-running legal battle to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors. A federal court in North Carolina gave conditional certification on Wednesday to a class-action lawsuit by several Uber drivers that was brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The plaintiffs can now seek out…Read the article

Uber Drivers: Victory in Fight to be Treated As Employees

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Source: PYMNTS.com
Uber was dealt a bit of a blow Thursday (July 13) when its drivers won a victory in its fight to be counted as employees rather than independent contractors. According to a report in the New York Times, a federal court in North Carolina gave conditional certification this week to the class-action suit lodged by…Read the article

Uber may face class-action lawsuit

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Source: San Francisco Chronicle
Uber drivers have won a tentative victory in their long-running legal battle to be classified as employees rather than independent contractors. A federal court in North Carolina gave conditional certification on Wednesday to a class-action lawsuit by several Uber drivers that was brought under the Fair Labor Standards Act. The plaintiffs can now seek out…Read the article

Law360 On Proposed Class Action by Uber Drivers

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Source: Law360
Uber driver Dulberg has claimed that Uber’s adoption of upfront pricing in the fall of 2016 has shortchanged drivers, who are promised a percentage of each fare in the driver agreement.Read the article

Law360: Uber Drivers Urge Judge Not To Dismiss Case

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Source: Law360
Dulberg said he and Uber are currently bound by the company’s Dec. 11, 2015, technology services agreement, and he insists the language of that agreement backs up his allegations that Uber took a bigger cut of passenger fares than it said it would in the agreement, according to Dulberg’s brief. “Even if the [technology services…Read the article

Law360: Uber Challenges Proposed Class Action

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Source: Law360
“Defendants, by charging a greater fare to riders than the calculation used to determine payment to drivers, have deprived plaintiff and the class members of the full benefits they are entitled to under the parties’ agreements,” Dulberg alleged in the complaint.Read the article