Publication Source Archive: Reuters Legal

Nationwide Class of Uber Drivers Proper Settlement Deal

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Source: Reuters Legal
A nationwide class of more than 5,000 Uber Technologies Inc drivers on Tuesday proposed a $1.3 million settlement of their claims that Uber misclassified them as independent contractors and owed them minimum wage and overtime pay. The drivers sued Uber in 2016, claiming they were the company’s employees under the federal Fair Labor Standards Act…Read the article

Federal Judge Gives Prelim Approval For Uber Settlement

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Source: Reuters Legal
A federal judge in San Francisco has given preliminary approval to a $350,000 settlement between Uber Technologies Inc and up to 4,600 of its drivers around the country who say the ride-hailing company underpaid them. U.S. District Judge William Alsup on Tuesday said the deal amounted to about half of the maximum damages the drivers…Read the article

Smucker’s Hit With Dog Food Class Action Lawsuit

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The J.M. Smucker Company and its Big Hearts Pet Brands subsidiary have been hit with a proposed consumers class action lawsuit alleging that some of their dog food contains a drug commonly used to euthanize animals and pets in violation of state and federal laws. The complaint said the company had violated the U.S. Food,…Read the article