A major part of the Ubersettlement was Uber agreeing to allow drivers to put small signs in their cars to the tune of: “Tips are not included or necessary but are appreciated”.
We want to help every Uber driver in the country have a great looking tip sign. As a SherpaShare member, you can now order a free tip decal from SherpaShare. The pre-order decals are limited.Pre-order here.
In an hour long conversation, Shannon Liss-Riordan provided details on the $100 million dollar Uber Settlement, announced last Thursday, directly to SherpaShare to help share with every single driver in the US.
Shannon’s message is clear: This settlement is a major step forward for drivers, and given all of the circumstances, was the clear best choice to help impact and improve the daily lives of Uber drivers.
In a major announcement on Thursday, Uber announced they had reached a settlement in it’s ongoing legal battle over worker classification – a move seen as a major benefit to Uber (albeit expensive)
The settlement comes just a week after we had Shannon Liss-Riordan, the plaintiff in the lawsuit, answered driver questions on the SherpaShare blog with absolutely no indication that this legal fight would end so soon.
Many drivers assumed this legal battle would continue and potentially disrupt the on-demand industry as we know it if companies were forced to classify drivers as employees. But, instead of going to trial, Uber made the following concessions:
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