Edition: Global  
One News Page
“Probably the fastest-access news portal in the world”
> >

The Latest: UK panel says Uber drivers to get paid time off

SFGate Friday, 10 November 2017 ()
LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the ongoing legal cases against Uber (all times local): 11:00 a.m. Britain's Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that drivers of the ride-hailing service Uber are entitled to basic protections such as a guaranteed minimum wage and paid time off. Judge Jennifer Eady dismissed an appeal Friday from the company in a closely watched decision that is expected to have broad implications for those working in the so-called gig economy, where people work job-to-job with little security and few employment rights. Such employment, often for companies that use mobile phone apps to provide everything from food delivery to health care, has surged as the Internet cuts the link between jobs and the traditional workplace.
0
shares
Share on
Facebook
Share on
Twitter
Post on 
Reddit
Share by
Email
 
Source: Euronews English - < > Embed

News video: Uber loses landmark employment rights case in the UK

Uber loses landmark employment rights case in the UK 00:49

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...

Recent related news

The Latest: UK panel says Uber drivers to get paid time off

LONDON (AP) — The Latest on the ongoing legal cases against Uber (all times local): 11:00 a.m. Britain's Employment Appeal Tribunal has ruled that drivers of...
SeattlePI.com - BusinessAlso reported by •Seattle Times

Another setback for Uber as British judge rules that drivers are workers, not contractors

Uber lost the latest round in the battle over its operating model Friday, when a British panel ruled that the company's drivers are workers, not independent...
L.A. Times - Asia-Pacific

Uber is the latest U.S. tech company to face regulatory backlash in Europe

In the latest blow to a major U.S. technology company in Europe, a British employment tribunal ruled on Friday that Uber drivers are owed minimum wage and paid...
L.A. Times - Africa


You Might Like


Other recent news in Technology

Gamers' anger halts STAR WARS Battlefront II paymentsELON MUSK says Tesla made a new Roadster to be a 'hardcore smackdown to gas-powered cars' (TSLA)
Watch this supercut of Elon Musk unveiling Tesla’s new Semi truck and ROADSTERThe TESLA ROADSTER will start at $200,000
COMCAST is reportedly interested in buying 21st Century Fox (CMCSA, FOXA)TESLA UNVEILS its vision of the future of trucking
We gave the £1900 Lamborghini phone a speed test against an IPHONE X — here's who wonEven new phones are no longer guaranteed to have the latest version of ANDROID
The inside story of a bizarre NETFLIX documentary showing Jim Carrey in character as Andy Kaufman for 4 months, both on screen and offThe Rock is CHICAGO's only hope in 'Rampage'

Twitter

Environmentally friendly: One News Page is hosted on servers powered solely by renewable energy
© 2017 One News Page Ltd. All Rights Reserved.  |  About us  |  Disclaimer  |  Press Room  |  Terms & Conditions  |  Privacy Policy  |  Content Accreditation
 RSS  |  News for my Website  |  Free news search widget  |  Help  |  Contact us  |  DMCA / Content Removal
How are we doing? Send us your feedback  |   LIKE us on Facebook   FOLLOW us on Twitter   FIND us on Google+