Uber Can’t Escape Philadelphia Limo Driver FLSA Suit
Law360, Los Angeles (October 7, 2016, 6:58 PM EDT) -- A Pennsylvania federal judge Friday declined to dismiss a proposed class action filed by Philadelphia-based Uber limo drivers accusing the ride-hailing company of violating the Fair Labor Standards Act, saying the bulk of the drivers’ wage claims were reasonable enough to allow them to move forward.
U.S. District Judge Michael M. Baylson said Ali Razak and other drivers’ claims that Uber Technologies Inc. failed to pay minimum wage in violation of the FLSA and state law were sufficiently pled to survive Uber’s bid for a judgment on the pleadings. However, the judge ruled that a handful of the drivers’ claims that...
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