In November of 2021, the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) sued Uber over “Wait Time” fees. These fees were being charged to passengers who, because of a disability, needed more time to enter a car. In July of 2022, Uber settled this lawsuit.Continue Reading “Uber Settles DOJ Lawsuit Over Wait Fees”
Justice Department Sues Uber over “Wait Time” Fees
Uber’s “wait time” fees discriminate against people who have disabilities.
The U.S. Department of Justice filed a lawsuit against Uber Technologies Inc. (Uber) for charging “wait time” fees to passengers who, because of disability, need more time to enter a car. According to the Department of Justice, Uber’s practice of charging wait time fees based on disability have harmed many passengers and potential passengers with disabilities throughout the country.Continue Reading “Justice Department Sues Uber over “Wait Time” Fees”