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June 3, 2015

In the News Today – June 3, 2015

A Telephone Consumer Protection Act (TCPA) class action has been filed against Uber because of the company’s allegedly “unsolicited text messages” sent to its drivers. The lead plaintiffs’ attorney in the case claims the drivers are not employees, but rather “customers” of Uber. (The Recorder)

The country’s three largest tobacco companies have dropped their lawsuit “accusing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration of exceeding its authority by closely monitoring the content of their product labels” after the FDA said it would reconsider its rules. (Reuters)

Grocery chain Albertsons reportedly will pay three hedge funds “an extra $9.58 a share on top of the $34.92 a share it paid” for Safeway in January as part of a settlement reached over an “appraisal rights lawsuit” by the hedge funds. (Reuters)

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