Big Questions Left Unanswered
Earlier this month, a $1.3-million dollar Fair Labor Standards Act settlement was approved between gig outfit Uber and 5,200 drivers.
According to law firm Fisher Phillips, the agreement brings an end to the ride-sharing company's oldest outstanding misclassification suit nationwide.
But though the sun has set on this particular and far-reaching complaint, big questions about misclassification and the difference between contractors and employees remain unanswered.
Meanwhile, the gig economy continues to grow.