Uber's Other Legal Mess: Drivers Sue Over Missing Tips

The Uber app seen in New York in May 2011 Photograph by Julie Glassberg/The New York Times via Redux

Uber has been embroiled in legal fights since it first launched an app allowing people to summon its car-service drivers, as municipal bureaucrats and rival businesses sought to subject the young company to existing regulations. Like any good underdog, Uber has framed itself as a disruptive innovator taking on an entrenched, unloved, and old-fashioned incumbent: the taxi industry.

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