• 12,000 Uber drivers say the company is refusing to honor the arbitration clause in its terms and conditions

    5 days ago - By Chron

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    A lawsuit in California claims Uber is purposefully delaying the arbitration requests of more than 12,000 drivers.
    The drivers - considered contractors by Uber - are requesting arbitration for complaints regarding minimum wage, overtime pay, and more.
    At the current rate Uber is processing the complaints, it would take 10 years for all of the complaints to be heard, the suit says.
    Like thousands of other companies, Uber requires most drivers to sign an arbitration agreement that requires disputes to be resolved directly with the company, and not through a court.
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