Latest Uber customer news: Uber class action lawsuit in California over driver pay to proceed

From Business Insider:

A federal court handed Uber drivers in California a small victory on Tuesday, allowing them to proceed with some parts of their class action lawsuit over employment benefits they claim the company owes them.

The court ruled that a group of approximately 4,800 drivers can collectively sue Uber for allegedly denying them expense reimbursements and itemized pay statements — benefits guaranteed to all employees under state law — by misclassifying them as independent contractors prior to Proposition 22’s passage.

However, the court said drivers will have to bring claims individually over whether Uber failed to pay them the minimum wage, overtime, and paid sick leave — which employees are also guaranteed.

Uber did not respond to a request for comment on this story.

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