$7.5M Uber FCRA Deal To Face Drivers' 9th Circ. Appeal

Law360 (June 7, 2018, 10:03 PM EDT) -- Dozens of Uber drivers filed a notice of appeal in the Ninth Circuit on Thursday challenging a $7.5 million settlement in California federal court for claims accusing the ride-sharing company of violating the Fair Credit Reporting Act by conducting background checks without drivers' knowledge.

About 150 names were included on the on the notice of appeal of the order granting plaintiffs' motion for final approval of settlement and final judgment, both entered on May 11.

The litigation began when Uber drivers Ronald Gillette and Abdul Kadir Mohamed filed separate putative class actions in November 2014 claiming they were fired as a...

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