Uber passengers rejoice ! The Firm’s two-year battle against the New York Black Car Operators Injury Compensation Fund culminated in a decisive win last month. The Honorable Philip M. Halpern (SDNY) granted summary judgment in plaintiff’s favor, and certified the lawsuit to proceed as a class action. As a practical matter, the Court’s ruling prohibits black car companies (such as Uber and Lyft) from imposing a surcharge on non-cash gratuities, or what the lawsuit challenged as an impermissible “tax on tips.” Media coverage of the Court’s decision can be found at:
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