Lyft Agrees To Settle California Drivers’ Wage Claims For $12.25M

(January 28, 2016, 9:31 AM EST) -- SAN FRANCISCO — Drivers who filed a class complaint against Lyft Inc., which provides drive-sharing services, alleging various wage violations filed a motion Jan. 26 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California seeking preliminary approval of a $12.25 million settlement (Patrick Cotter, et al. v. Lyft, Inc., No. 13-4065, N.D. Calif.).

(Motion for preliminary approval of class action settlement available. Document #43-160205-008M.)

Under the terms of the agreement, the drivers will remain independent contractors. However, Lyft will, in addition to providing the...
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