Postmates Nears OK On $2.5M Driver Credit Check Deal

Law360, San Francisco (June 29, 2017, 3:29 PM EDT) -- A California judge indicated Thursday he'll greenlight Postmates' $2.5 million deal to end class allegations the on-demand delivery service violated the Fair Credit Reporting Act by not properly notifying 190,000 prospective couriers about its background checks, saying he'll preliminarily grant approval once the parties modify the settlement's objection terms.

Under the proposed deal, class members must first file a written objection to the deal before attending the final fairness hearing. But during a hearing on the settlement, San Francisco Superior Court Judge Harold Kahn said class members can show up and object to the deal without first submitting their objection in...

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