Uber: We don’t have to pay drivers based on rider fares

  

Uber is fighting a proposed class-action lawsuit that says it secretly over charges riders and under pays drivers. In its defense, the ride-hailing service claims that nobody is being defrauded in its “upfront” rider fare pricing model. The fares charged to riders don’t have to match up with the fares paid to drivers, Uber said,
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Passenger Dies After Punch By Uber Driver

  

ST. PETERSBURG, FL (WFLA) – A man is dead after he was punched by his Uber driver in a dispute over directions in St. Petersburg. Terry Kimball, 56, was hospitalized around 7:30 pm  Friday with serious brain trauma after a ride with 38-year-old Kabir O’Farril Diaz. Investigators said Kimball had disagreed with the route Diaz was taking and
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College student reported missing after Uber ride

  

  ATLANTA — The family of a missing Georgia State University college student is asking for the public’s help in finding her. Photos of 21-year-old Monique Priester were posted on Instagram, and fliers are circulating around the Georgia State campus in hopes of locating her. Her mother told Channel 2’s Nicole Carr that Priester left
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Uber Fined $11.4 Million For Operating Without Proper Authority

  

  When Uber launched its Pennsylvania operations in 2014, it did so without approval of the state regulatory agency that oversees most taxi services. Two years later, the ridesharing service is being hit with a $11.365 million civil penalty by the state. This morning, the Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission (PUC) — which regulates taxi services
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Uber driver worked while awaiting trial on 2 rapes

  

A Somerville man charged with two rapes more than a decade ago worked as an Uber driver while awaiting trial — despite spending more than a decade on the lam — and one ride-share critic said a fingerprint background check may have raised a red flag. Yves C. Goin, 40, is accused of raping two
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Uber Says Sex Assaults By Drivers Not Its Fault

  

Uber urged a California federal judge at a hearing Friday to toss a suit by two women who say they were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers after the company skimped on safety, arguing it wasn’t the drivers’ employer and, even if it was, it can’t be held liable for alleged criminal misconduct. Uber Technologies Inc.
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Judge unlikely to let Uber out of driver rape lawsuit

  

Last year, Uber was sued by two women who said they were sexually attacked by drivers. On Friday, an Uber lawyer tried to convince a US federal judge to throw out the lawsuit, but she was unconvinced. “The job being performed has nothing to do with the act,” Uber attorney Josh Cohen said, according to
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