In national news:

Uber will pay out a $20 million settlement to its California drivers without explicitly resolving the status of the drivers as either independent contractors or employees. The settlement is widely seen as an effort by Uber to prepare for its IPO. This is a qualified win for Uber since the settlement will only involve 13,600 drivers. The original number was 385,000, after a San Francisco judge originally granted the drivers class action status, that decision was reversed on appeal. Read more from Insurance Journalhere.

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