California Says Its Claims in Uber Case Could Exceed $1 Billion

The Uber Technologies Inc. logo is displayed in the window of a car while Uber drivers protest against price cuts outside the company's offices in Long Island City, in the Queens borough of New York, U.S., on Monday, Feb. 1, 2016.

Photographer: Victor J. Blue/Bloomberg

A California state agency told the federal judge reviewing Uber Technologies Inc.’s $100 million settlement with drivers that state claims for labor violations related to the case are estimated at more than $1 billion.

The California Labor and Workforce Development Agency said in a court filing that there was “no rationale” for the $1 million allotted for those claims under the settlment.

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