Smile, you're an Uber employee! It may be time to claim some benefits from the TNC.
In a decision that has the potential to alter — and perhaps cripple — Uber’s business model, the California Labor Commission has ruled that drivers for the ride-hailing service are employees of the company rather than independent contractors.
Fortune Magazine article here
Gizmodo analysis article here
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