Teamsters Oppose Wage Settlement With Lyft That Leaves Drivers As Contractors
Mealey's (March 18, 2016, 1:22 PM EDT) -- SAN FRANCISCO — The Teamsters Joint Councils 7 and 42 and several individuals filed objections March 15 asking the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California to deny preliminary approval of a proposed $12.25 million wage settlement between drivers and Lyft Inc., a company that provides drive-sharing services (Patrick Cotter, et al. v. Lyft, Inc., No. 13-4065, N.D. Calif.).
(Objections available. Document #73-160408-002X.)
“While the proposed settlement may provide a very modest payout, it is at a significant cost to the class. The class...