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Uber's $100M Driver Deal Won't Curb Future Labor Suits


The article, “Uber's $100M Driver Deal Won't Curb Future Labor Suits,” featured in Law360, discussed how Uber’s recent $100 million settlement of a pair of high-profile driver class actions in California demonstrates the ride-hailing giant’s eagerness to avoid trial and preserve its business model, but the move doesn't entirely insulate it from future legal attacks, according to experts.

Todd Scherwin commented on the case.

“If they settled this case and these folks are still independent contractors, what has Uber really bought itself if it can just face another lawsuit right after this?” said Todd. “Now you’ve won this giant war, and you’ll say all your drivers are subject to arbitration agreements. Maybe all you’ll have are little battles instead.”

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