Regulations

Top NYTLC Official Says TNC Drivers Are Freelancers

Posted on July 15, 2015

New York considers drivers for ride-hailing car services such as Uber freelance workers rather than employees, according to the city’s chief taxi regulator, a policy that supports the company’s business model.

Bloomberg Business article here

Background article: Labor Ruling Highlights Legal Troubles For TNCs

Related Topics: employee vs independent contractor, independent contractor issues, Lyft, New York operators, New York Taxi & Limousine Commission, NYTLC, regulatory enforcement, TNCs, Uber

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