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Thousands of current and former Uber drivers will start receiving checks averaging $223 this week, thanks to a Federal Trade Commission settlement made last year with the ride-hailing concern.

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Other studies have found Uber drivers earn considerably more than the minimum wage, such as a 2015 study from economists Jonathan V. Hall and Alan B. Krueger that found the typical Uber driver ...

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Uber's new safety feature checks on rides when it detects something amiss. If your trip has an unexpected long stop or a possible crash, you'll likely get a RideCheck ping.

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Uber agrees to settlement with Waymo over trade secrets Uber has agreed to pay $245 million in stocks to Google's Waymo self-driving car division in the settlement to a trade secrets lawsuit.

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Uber and Lyft use background screening services that are less expensive than one used by parts of the taxicab industry, a practice that may have contributed to the companies failing to identify ...

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To tip or not to tip drivers, that is Uber's question. People do it with taxis, people do it with Lyft. Now, drivers for the ride-hailing service are petitioning Uber to allow for cashless tipping ...

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Como eventually resorted to contacting Uber's customer service department over Twitter, but has yet to resolve the phone number issue. Kristie Contine, a full-time Lyft driver in San Diego ...

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Uber and Lyft drivers could become employees with this law: 10 things to know. Come January, a landmark law is set to go into effect and possibly turn ride-hail drivers into employees.

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Uber switches course, adds drivers with preexisting conditions to sick leave policy. There were "things we just got wrong," the ride-hailing company admits in reference to its initial response to ...

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This was the two-factor authentication needed to get into the driver's Uber account. "Nothing happened for the rest of the week," the driver says. "I didn't think anything of this again until ...

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Uber gets creative with drivers, uses psychological tricks In an attempt to keep drivers on the road longer, the ride-hailing company experiments with video game-like incentives.

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Uber, which lost $3 billion in 2018 alone, operates on a business model that hinges on drivers being classified as independent contractors, absolving the company of the employer healthcare ...

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Uber drivers go on strike, demanding better pay and benefits. Riders who shell out for a luxe ride are also afforded an extended pickup period in case "unexpected delays pop up," the company said ...

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Uber drivers are losing their jobs over fake DUI complaints. Uber and Lyft have rules to keep riders safe from drunk and reckless driving. Customers may be abusing them to get free rides.

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Uber drivers in San Francisco protest in front of the company's headquarters. Dara Kerr/CNET Uber drivers around the world took the streets on Wednesday to protest their wages.

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Uber, Lyft drivers demand more protection from coronavirus. Thousands of drivers sign a petition telling the ride-hailing companies to better safeguard them from the deadly disease.

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Uber, Lyft issue coronavirus warnings, but some drivers feel left in the lurch. Many drivers have tackled the issue by spraying Lysol between rides, wearing masks and constructing plastic barriers ...

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The driver was fraudulently using a friend's Uber account while working for the ride-hailing service, according to The Age. City regulators across the US have also found drivers using fake names.

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Uber will finally stop letting your ex-drivers see your exact address. Currently, Uber drivers have access to all your exact pick-up and drop-off locations, even if you delete the app, but this is ...

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Uber, Lyft drivers and riders exposed to coronavirus may be blocked from using the services. By Khristopher J. Brooks March 11, 2020 / 1:37 PM / MoneyWatch

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Uber, Lyft drivers are one step closer to becoming employees in California. AB 5, a proposed bill to reclassify ride-hail drivers as employees, passes the state Senate.

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Uber overhauls driver app, to do better by drivers. After a contentious relationship in the past, the ride-hailing company is now working with drivers to add what they want to its redesigned app.

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Uber hears drivers' demands, ships out masks for coronavirus protection. The ride-hailing company also pledged last week to send disinfectant spray, but drivers say they've yet to receive it.

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Uber and Lyft drivers in eight U.S. cities plan to stop taking rides for the ridesharing services on May 8 as part of a protest to demand better pay and working conditions.

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Uber and Lyft drivers: Give us safety gear to protect us from COVID-19. Drivers demand the ride-hail companies follow the Los Angeles mayor's protection order and supply them with face masks and ...

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With me now, I have Mr. James Morran, who was a full time Uber driver until December, and Mr. Bryant Greening, an attorney who represents riders and drivers in accident and injury claims. Thanks ...

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NYC considers a minimum wage for Uber, ride-hail drivers ... Uber is the largest employer in New York City, larger than JP Morgan Chase," said James Parrott, a co-author of the report and Fiscal ...

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The descendants of some 1.5 million Armenians who were killed nearly 90 years ago in the Turkish Ottoman Empire will share in a $20 million settlement of a lawsuit for unpaid life insurance benefits.

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Online Checks And Balances. ... Security and privacy are the biggest issues when it comes to any form of online banking, says Geer. ... a small company in Canada was among the first to raise the ...

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Fake check scams are the most pervasive fraud in America, hitting virtually every demographic group with some permutation of the same clever con. Here are the five most common cons and how to spot ...

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That's because the massive $2 trillion stimulus package, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Security (CARES) Act, excludes some Americans from receiving the one-time payments, which are set at ...

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Rev. Billy Graham's funeral draws thousands. March 2, 2018 ... Rain fell and cameras clicked as a military honor guard carried the casket of the late Rev. Billy Graham from the U.S. Capitol to a ...

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COSTILLA COUNTY, Colo. --A wildfire in Colorado exploded from 4,000 acres Thursday to nearly 24,000 acres overnight in Costilla County.The Spring Fire was burning out of control on Friday, CBS ...

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Hearing that, Bill was now on fire to find this money, so he spent the time to track them down. One pension wasn't hard to find -- he called the HR department of his former employer, and they gave ...

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Thousands of travelers in Europe saw their plans disrupted Friday after airline Ryanair cancelled more than 200 flights because of strikes by cabin crew in Spain, Belgium, Holland, Portugal, Italy ...

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Debt Settlement Can Hurt More Than Help May 12, 2009 / 9:18 AM / CBS Americans are burdened with more credit card debt than ever, so it's no surprise they're turning to companies who promise to ...

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Au Pair Settlement Reached January 29, 1999 / 9:51 AM / AP A settlement was reached Friday in the wrongful death lawsuit against former British au pair Louise Woodward, barring her from profiting ...

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The settlement calls for Firestone to pay an estimated $70 million to replace tires, $41 million to manufacture certain tires with materials that provide better high speed capacity, $15.5 million ...

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The agreement, the largest auto-related class-action settlement in U.S. history, is designed to provide choice and flexibility to about 475,000 owners of VW vehicles that were engineered to cheat ...

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Credit card agreements confusing customers. Price protection: Citi, Chase, USAA, Discover and Barclaycards, as well as some MasterCard offerings, give you the ability to get a refund if the price ...

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In one of the biggest product liability settlements ever, American Home Products, the maker of part of the popular diet drug combination fen-phen, has agreed to pay up to $4.83 billion to settle ...

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The letter said the check would cover Martin's $2,500 "tax and clearance fee." Over the phone, "Carol," Martin's "lottery agent," said he had 24 hours to deposit it, then wire back the money.

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$210M settlement in deadly W.Va. mine disaster. December 6, 2011 / 11:03 AM / AP CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — The West Virginia coal mine blast that killed 29 men has yielded a wide-ranging and ...

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EPA repealing clean power plan aimed at limiting carbon emissions. Exxon said it will install and increase the efficiency of the flaring systems and monitor for benzene outside four of the plants.

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Drug giant Pfizer Inc. has reached an $894 million deal to end most of the lawsuits over its two prescription pain relievers, the popular Celebrex and a similar drug, Bextra, no longer on the market.

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Saslo noted several other presidents have read mail from the American people, but Mr. Obama is the first to make it "a daily science." "He says every day he wants 10 letters," Saslo said. "He ...

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Brown was placed on four years of probation after pleading guilty to assaulting Rihanna in California. He was required to take domestic violence courses and perform 1,400 hours of community service.

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The banks, which include Bank of America (), JPMorgan Chase (), Wells Fargo and Citigroup (), reached a settlement with the federal agencies in January.They agreed to pay a total $9.3 billion in ...

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Uber has created special Eats packaging to transport food via drone. Uber According to Bloomberg, which got to witness the drone delivery in action in May, the company plans to begin drone ...

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The health and safety of the Uber community is always our priority. We are actively monitoring the coronavirus (COVID‐19) situation and are taking steps to help ...

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Southern Gas Shortage Hard On Drivers September 30, 2008 / 6:11 PM / CBS/AP Motorists are rising before dawn so they can be at the filling station when the delivery truck arrives.

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Learn how you can leverage the Uber platform and apps to earn more, eat, commute, get a ride, simplify business travel, and more.

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Uber Eats has added an option that allows customers to order food via app and eat it in the restaurant it was ordered from. The service effectively eliminates the need for delivery drivers.

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The lower cost of the service should help Uber grow, Stock said. "More riders can afford to take more trips for more reasons," he said. Already Uber Pool accounts for 20 percent of Uber trips in ...

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Creating an Uber account requires a valid email address and phone number. You'll also need to create a password and agree to terms and conditions and our ...

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