Lyft Inc. drivers in California suing the ride-sharing app for allegedly taking a cut out of their “prime time premium” surcharges told a federal court Wednesday that the company has agreed to pay $1.95 million to a class of nearly 246,000 drivers.
The settlement class comprises all those who gave at least one ride in California at peak busy times from August 2014 to April 2017, when the app had allegedly incentivized drivers to drive prime-time hours by telling customers the premium “goes entirely to your driver” while still taking a commission on the surcharge.
Outten & Golden LLP, a preeminent employee rights law firm, is pleased to announce the addition of six new attorneys to its growing practice of representing employees in all areas of employment law, including individual, class action, and WARN Act matters and cases.
Cheryl-Lyn Bentley: Before joining the firm as an associate in the New York office, Ms. Bentley was a judicial law clerk for Chief Judge Petrese B. Tucker, U.S. District Court, E.D.P.A. A 2011 graduate of Yale Law School, Ms. Bentley is a member of the firm's Class Action Practice Group, representing employees in wage-and-hour and...