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Uber Sued for Stranding 12,501 Drivers in Arbitration Purgatory

A driver uses an Uber Technologies Inc. car service app on a mobile device while driving in Washington, D.C., U.S.
Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg

Some 12,501 Uber drivers are “languishing in arbitration purgatory,” according to a lawsuit claiming the company is deliberately neglecting to pay fees required to get their out-of-court process started.