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  1. Advice
    When is the big day we find out if UBer and Lyft will be either pulling out of California or suspending business until Prop 22 can be voted on? I have an opinion of course and so do you but the question isn’t about if AB5, Prop 22, or any other potential adjustment to current gig work is better...
  2. Australia
    Amita Gupta v Portier Pacific Pty Ltd; Uber Australia Pty Ltd t/a Uber Eats In a decision dated Tuesday 21 April 2020, the Full Bench Fair Work Commission has confirmed (on appeal) that an Uber Eats driver is not an employee. Here's a copy of the decision...
  3. New Jersey
    Gov. Murphy definitely doing the right thing here, It's time NJ gets Uber to pay up. You can't stay unregulated forever! Sadly minimum wage is only $10, which means hourly benefits would only make sense during those slow summer mornings. :frown: I'll take $10 over $4! What will it mean for...
  4. Canberra
    The Fair Work Ombudsman has concluded that Uber drivers are not employees. For the full text of the Fair Work Ombudsman's statement, see https://uberpeople.net/threads/fair-work-ombudsman-media-release-uber-drivers-not-employees.332780/.
  5. Australia
    Full text of Fair Work Ombudsman statement: Uber Australia investigation finalised 7 June 2019 The Fair Work Ombudsman has completed its investigation relating to Uber Australia Pty Ltd (Uber Australia) and its engagement of drivers. Fair Work Ombudsman Sandra Parker said that inspectors...
  6. Australia
    The Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers on Wednesday 19 September 2018 tabled its report Hope is not a strategy - our shared responsibility for the future of work and workers. View the report as a single document - (PDF 2MB) The report includes recommendations of...
  7. Complaints
    There is a reason that majority of people on the uber app don’t tip . I can’t get into the details as to why right now but. I will say it’s Uber’s fault and it’s not because they got them used to not tipping. I’m sure there must be a few on here that can figure it out . I’ll just say Uber wants...
  8. San Francisco
    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/herrera-investigates-uber-lyft-over-driver-pay-and-benefits-300655892.html SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2018/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued subpoenas to Uber and Lyft to turn over records on whether they classify drivers...
  9. Lyft
    https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/1/17308178/uber-lyft-drivers-california-court-classification-dynamex I wonder how this will effect things, its been another slow down the last few weeks. Not making half as much, with such an overall saturated market, so each driver gets a tiny sliver of the...
  10. Philadelphia
    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/new-court-ruling-could-force-uber-lyft-to-convert-drivers-to-employees/
  11. San Francisco
    Had a biker try to spit in my face the other day. I got out and waived a bat his way to scare him. I drive away and pulled over when he ride up behind me to write my plates down. I get it again and shove him and tell him to **** off He reports me to Uber and I'm deactivated. They said that...
  12. Australia
    On 21 December 2017, a single member Fair Work Commission decision held that an Uber driver is NOT an employee under Australian law. The case was Kaseris v Rasier Pacific VOF and involved a claim of unfair dismissal. The decision was that of Deputy President Gostencnik. I suspect that...
  13. Perth
    The ride-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with minimum-wage rights, in a case that could have major ramifications for labour rights in the growing gig economy. The US company, which claims that drivers are self-employed, said...
  14. Advice
    -I am trying to get documents together for a residency appeal for out-of-state tuition to be claimed as a resident of South Carolina for college. Out of state tuition is DOUBLE, in-state. The job I have now is part time. Part of the appeal is having a full time job of 37.5 hours. Now, I know...
  15. News
    https://www.owler.com/reports/uber/uber--lyft-dealt-setback-in-fight-over-seattle-dri/1501644840582 Uber and Lyft are losing their fight against unionization A federal judge has dealt a blow to ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, after dismissing an appeal to block legislation that...
  16. Canberra
    http://www.smh.com.au/national/fair-work-ombudsman-investigates-uber-over-potential-breach-of-labour-laws-20170628-gx0a82.html First two paragraphs: The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched an investigation into Uber and whether its contracts with tens of thousands of Australian drivers are in...
  17. Los Angeles & Orange County
    I've been thinking about this a long time. I think I could take down the beast. Until recently, with the new payment breakdown, Uber had won a lawsuit that stated drivers were "independent contractors" and not employees. I know for a fact that Uber has been skimming off the top for as long as...
  18. Advocacy
    Great news! :) If you live in Brazil, elsewhere not so much :( Will the successful arguments used in Brazil work in the USA, Uber's largest market? There have been similar ruling in parallel cases in a few USA jurisdictions, but they have limited scope. A Federal Court ruling is required to...
  19. Melbourne
    it appears that the ATO is conning all drivers into believing that they are contractors and not employees. I challenged the ATO after receiving their latest letter.
  20. Advice
    Uber is terrified that drivers, now independent contractors, may be reclassified as employees, Uber has fought many legal battles since 2014, across the country, to prevent this from happening: http://money.cnn.com/2015/07/16/pf/independent-contractors-employees/...
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