Uber and Lyft Agree to $328 Million Payout for New York Drivers

(New York Times) Uber and Lyft have agreed to pay New York drivers a $328 million settlement after the state attorney general investigated a wage-theft complaint charging that the companies collected certain taxes and fees from drivers rather than passengers.

Uber will pay $290 million and Lyft will provide $38 million into two funds that will pay out claims that roughly 100,000 current and former drivers in New York State are eligible to file. The ride-hailing companies did not admit fault in the settlement.

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