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Uber Loses Appeal In U.K. As Tribunal Reiterates That Drivers Are Workers

NPR Friday, 10 November 2017 ()
The ride-hailing giant maintains that drivers are self-employed and don't have a right to a minimum wage, but British authorities rejected the argument. Uber plans to appeal again.
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Ride-hailing app Uber has lost its appeal against a landmark ruling ordering it to treat its drivers as employees. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) on Friday (October 10) rejected Uber’s argument that it is merely an agent that connects drivers and passengers, upholding an earlier ruling that...

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