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Legal Obstacles Mount Against Uber

Posted on May 13, 2015

Not even the Wizard may be able put Uber on a yellow brick road after conservative Kansas stood up to the TNC.
Not even the Wizard may be able put Uber on a yellow brick road after conservative Kansas stood up to the TNC.

As Uber continues to grow toward a $50 billion or more valuation, it still faces legal challenges around the world.

Is the ride-hailing company a tech platform or transportation company? And are its drivers independent contractors or employees? Distinctions like these determine how companies are treated under the law, and the answers for Uber are still hazy.

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