Uber pays $178 Mn to settle conflict with Australian taxi drivers


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Uber has agreed to a pay $178 million to resolve a long-standing disagreement with taxi and private hire car drivers in Australia. The settlement arrives on the brink of a class action lawsuit against the ride-hailing company, which was due to commence in the Supreme Court of Victoria. The lawsuit, initiated by Maurice Blackburn Lawyers on behalf of 8,000 drivers, will now be dismissed due to this financial resolution.