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  1. News
    Full: https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.cnbc.com/amp/2018/10/31/uber-loses-appeal-against-landmark-uk-workers-rights-ruling.html Uber lost an appeal against a landmark 2016 ruling that the ride-hailing firm should treat its U.K. drivers as workers entitled to benefits like a minimum wage and...
  2. Orlando
    I can't understand what is happening in our sad depressing market lately. For the past few weeks things have been extremely screwed up with the method of receiving ride request. I have been in the parking lot of cowboys, on the side road of gilt during the surges. ( which are now adjust non...
  3. News
    Uber loses another round in the contractor vs. Employee battle. _____________ New York ALJ Takes Uber for a Ride Lexicology June 29 2017 Why it matters In a decision with potentially significant implications, a New York administrative law judge (ALJ) held that Uber drivers are employees of...
  4. News
    May 11, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO - Lyft has agreed to pay $27 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by drivers in California who said the ride-hailing service had misclassified them as independent contractors rather than employees. The case revolved around whether the drivers were...
  5. Las Vegas
    Vegas Uber drivers should read this. http://money.cnn.com/2016/08/11/technology/uber-lawsuits/index.html?iid=ob_homepage_tech_pool
  6. Advocacy
    So i came across some information that might be useful. In the state of Florida, there is an attorney handling Uber driver claims. They currently have 3 clients all claiming injuries while driving for uber. They filed claims under florida worker's compensation laws. Now as you all know...
  7. Seattle
    More cracks are showing in the on-demand startups. Nearly all of the on-demand startups, including Uber/lyft, use (and abuse) the workforce model of independent contractors often promoting the flexibility and autonomy of this arrangement as the wave of the future. A recent Business Insider...
  8. Pay
    Details: DC area, guaranteed trips from Ashburn to Alexandria in the morning and then return in the evening, Monday thru Friday. Return trip pick up would be a 1 to 2 hour window with about 30 min response time. Potential for stops in the district prior to heading home. Vehicle would need to be...
  9. Advocacy
    Ohio FLSA Nullification: Thanx to the retiring Rep Bob Hackett and Rep Mike Duffy, Uber will get Ohio Legislature to statutorily declare that Drivers are Independent Contractors, and not Employees, regardless of the actual relationship between the Drivers & Uber and the degree of Control...
  10. News
    There's an article in The Huntington News (a student newspaper) with this title: Uber mistreating drivers Here are several paragraphs from the article: What does it matter that a large quantity of clothes made abroad are produced in sweatshops, so long as they look good? And what does it...
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