VICTORY: Federal Judge Orders NYS Department of Labor to Pay Uber/Lyft Drivers Full Amount of Their Unemployment Benefits

In a victory for tens of thousands of app-based drivers across the state of New York who have been paid a lower unemployment benefit rate for months, a federal judge today granted a preliminary injunction ordering the New York Department of Labor to immediately pay Uber, Lyft, and app-based drivers the full amount owed to them and to notify all claimants of their right to request a review of their benefit rates.


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