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They're Employees! Uber Dealt Big Blow On Driver Status

Posted on June 17, 2015
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

Related article: Uber, Lyft Face Class-Action Driver Misclassification Lawsuits

Related Topics: California operators, chauffeur pay, driver pay, employee issues, employee vs independent contractor, independent contractor issues, labor laws, TNCs

Comments ( 5 )
  • Jay

     | about 5 years ago

    I totally agree with Chuck Cotton. Who's tracking all the lost revenue etc...etc...

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