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Uber Steps Up PR For Labor Ruling Appeal

Posted on October 10, 2018
Are Uber drivers happy? Uber says so. (Photo: Unsplash user Dan Gold)

Are Uber drivers happy? Uber says so. (Photo: Unsplash user Dan Gold)

Entitled “Uber Happy? Work and Well-being in the Gig Economy,” the 54-page deep dive was co-authored by University of Oxford fellows Thor Berger and economist Carl Benedikt Frey, and by Guy Levin, Uber’s public policy manager, and Santosh Rao Danda, one of its research scientists.

Uber is set to appeal a court ruling that its drivers should be entitled to benefits, including overtime and paid vacation. The court is expected to hear Uber’s arguments in October.

Bloomberg Technology article here

Related Topics: driver pay, employee vs independent contractor, employee wages, independent contractor issues, labor laws, lawsuits, London operators, TNCs, Uber

Comments ( 2 )
  • Anthony

     | about 7 months ago

    The reality is uber has been able to swing judges, for example: When a lawsuit filed by the lawyer representing uber drivers in california presented a settlement of 40 million judge CHEN did not accept the settlement stating it would equal to 20.00 dollars per uber driver Few weeks later another judge stepped in an over ruled his decition.. why.. uber influence on the matter

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