You Might Have To Start Tipping Your Uber Driver
After the $100 million settlement with drivers in two states, tipping your Uber driver might become as common as tipping your waiter.By Calvin Stovall | April 23, 2016
In the past, Uber riders haven't been pressured to tip their drivers. The app has never given the option to tip, so a part from the occasional good Samaritan, drivers had to be happy with their regular wage.
But thanks to a $100 million settlement with drivers in California and Massachusetts, tipping your Uber driver may become as normal as tipping your server.
Friday's worker misclassification settlement gives drivers permission to actively seek tips and give poor ratings to riders who hold out.