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Lyft drivers lawsuit might finish but addressing workman reclassification

A lawsuit filed by drivers opposite Lyft might not residence a pivotal and quarrelsome emanate of either a drivers should be reclassified as employees with all a attendant benefits.

The app-based float hailing association is charity a $12.25 million allotment fund, including profession fees and other costs, besides non-monetary service to a about 100,000 drivers, though will not be compulsory to reclassify a drivers as employees.

Their sequence as employees would lift costs for Lyft in terms of worker advantages as good as set a fashion for identical justice disputes opposite on-demand companies, including one involving Uber Technologies that is personification out in a justice in California.

But drivers dependent with a Teamsters Union are objecting to a allotment in a 2013 due class-action lawsuit, as they contend it would continue to “misclassify” Lyft employees in California as eccentric contractors.

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