Rideshare drivers are classified as independent contractors rather than employees, so they are not entitled to health care coverage through Uber except in California, as provided by a distinctive state law.
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Uber Accidentally Offers to Provide Health Insurance to Drivers Outside California
Posted in: California State Law, Employment Law
DoorDash Agrees to Payments, Policy Changes After Misleading Consumers About Worker Tips
DoorDash reached a settlement with the District of Columbia Office of the Attorney General that included payments worth $2.5 million and greater transparency in tipping policies.
Posted in: Consumer Law, Employment Law
Tagged: consumer law, District of Columbia, DoorDash, gig economy, tips
Square-Owned Caviar Settles Gratuity Class Action for $2.2 Million
Square, which owns meal delivery service Caviar, has reached a $2.2 million settlement with customers in a class action lawsuit claiming that the company collected gratuities from them when they placed food orders but didn't share the money with delivery drivers. Patrons who used Caviar between January 2012 and August 2015 are included in the class.
Posted in: California State Law, Class-Actions, Consumer Law
Tagged: California, gig economy