Uber Faces Another Driver Misclassification Class Action
It looks like the legal battle Uber has been thrust into isn’t going to end anytime soon, as the ride-hailing company has been hit with yet another class action. The lawsuit, filed in New Jersey this time, is again accusing Uber of misclassifying its drivers as independent contractors instead of employees. Named plaintiff Jaswinder Singh is looking to claim $5.4 million in damages and attorneys’ fees for a proposed class of close to 100 drivers.
12 Million More Vehicles Recalled Over Takata Airbags
A group of automotive companies – Fiat Chrysler, Honda, Toyota, Nissan and Subaru – announced that they will be recalling another 12 million vehicles over potentially defective Takata airbags. The companies said that they will all fix the possible defects at no cost to customers.
Lawsuit Says McDonald’s Discriminates Against Blind Customers
McDonald’s has been hit with a proposed class action claiming that the fast-food chain discriminates against blind customers by only having its drive-thrus (which they can’t access) open late at night. Lead plaintiff Scott Magee says that by limiting its services, McDonald’s is excluding an entire class of people and, in turn, violating the Americans with Disabilities Act. The lawsuit asks that McDonald’s be forced to make its drive-thrus accessible to blind customers.