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Uber Close to Settling Drivers’ Suit With Billions at Stake

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Uber Technologies Inc. is trying to finalize a settlement with California drivers to resolve potentially billions of dollars in claims stemming from the company’s refusal to give them the protections and benefits of employees.

The case centers on allegations that the company failed to pay minimum wage and overtime to hundreds of thousands of drivers.