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Late Thursday, the lawyer representing a class-action of Uber drivers e-mailed members of the press to say that two pivotal labor cases have been settled.
“We are very pleased to announce that Uber has agreed to a historic settlement of the claims we have brought in California and Massachusetts for misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors,” Shannon Liss-Riordan, the attorney representing the drivers, e-mailed Ars in a statement.
“Under this agreement, Uber has agreed to pay up to $100 million to resolve these claims and will implement a number of significant policy changes.”
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