Uber Agrees to Pay Disabled Riders to Settle Federal Lawsuit

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Uber agrees to pay disabled riders to settle federal lawsuit.

The Justice Department sued Uber last year for charging fees to passengers who took extra time to get into their vehicles.

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Uber has agreed to waive wait time fees for riders who certify that they have a disability.Credit…Jim Wilson/The New York Times

By Kellen Browning

  • July 18, 2022

Uber agreed on Monday to settle a Justice Department lawsuit that accused it of violating the Americans With Disabilities Act by charging wait fees to disabled riders who required extra time to get in their cars.

The Justice Department, which filed the suit last year, said Uber had started charging wait time fees in 2016 to passengers who took longer than two minutes to get in their car after it arrived to [...]

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