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Uber Drivers Misclassification of Drivers and Unpaid Expenses Settlement

Settlement Structure: Claims Made

Active: Open

Case Summary:

Uber Technologies, Inc. is resolving two class actions alleging it misclassified drivers and deliverers as independent contractors when they were in reality employees. The complaint also alleged that, because the workers were misclassified, Uber should also have reimbursed them for vehicle-related and phone expenses and should have provided them with accurate, itemized wage statements.

Docket Number:

3:19-CV-06462-EMC and 20-cv- 04062-PJH

Company: Uber

Filing Deadline: June 27, 2022

Class Period: June 28, 2016 to October 7, 2021

Objection Deadline: June 27, 2022

Exclusion Deadline: June 27, 2022

Final Approval Hearing: July 14, 2022

Proof of Purchase:

You do not need to provide proof but you need to have your Claimant ID and Control numbers from the Notice you received in order to access a claim form.

Eligibility:

You may be eligible if you are a current or former driver who has used the Uber Rides App in California between February 28, 2019 and December 16, 2020, or who has used the Uber Eats App between June 28, 2016 and October 7, 2021, and you are not bound by Uber’s arbitration clause.

Typical Settlement Amount:

Amount recovered per driver will depend on (1) the number of miles driven while using the Uber Rides or Uber Eats apps during “Occupied Time,” that is, to pick up a passenger or a delivery item such as food, or while transporting the passenger or item in your car, and (2) the percentage of eligible drivers who file a claim. If 100% of the eligible drivers make a claim, the average settlement share is estimated to be approximately $4,750.

Note that the settlement does not reclassify drivers as employees.

Total Settlement Amount: $8,435,800

Class Representative Proposed Incentive Fee:

$30,000 in total

Law Firm:
Lichten & Liss-Riordan

Claim Form: Uber Drivers Misclassification of Drivers and Unpaid Expenses Settlement Claim Form

Case Name: James et al v Uber Technologies Inc and Hassell v. Uber Technologies, Inc.

Settlement Website: Uber Drivers Misclassification of Drivers and Unpaid Expenses Settlement Website

Claims Administrator:
Simpluris

Claims Administrator Contact Information:

James et al v Uber Technologies Inc
P.O. Box 26170, Santa Ana, CA 92799
888-427-9230
jamesvuber@simpluris.com

Tags: Misclassifying Employees as Independent Contractors, Work Expenses