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Instacart agrees to $11M settlement after drivers said they were skimped on wages

Grocery delivery company Instacart has agreed to fork over $11 million to settle allegations that it has been nickel and diming its California workers. The San Francisco company’s workers were notified of the payment earlier this week tied to a class-action lawsuit filed in Los Angeles state court in December 2017. The lawsuit claimed Instacart broke California labor laws by not reimbursing drivers for costs they racked up using their own vehicles for deliveries. The settlement also calls for Instacart to start paying its California drivers more based on the number of miles they drive for each delivery, as well as the weight and quantity of the items they are transporting. “Our main claim is that these drivers have been asked to ...