Uber admitted that it had collected tens of millions more from New York City drivers than it should have over a nearly three-year span dating back to November 2014, a critical financial oversight that led the company to pledge to reimburse “every penny,” in the latest setback for the Silicon Valley ride-hailing giant. Tens of thousands of drivers in New York City were shortchanged, Uber acknowledged, and will now collect an average of $900 each in reimbursements, which includes interest on the lost earnings. The full cost to Uber of the payouts could not be immediately learned.
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