• Uber drops 4% after the UK Supreme Court rules that its drivers are employees, not contractors

    10 days ago - By Business Insider

    A black-cab driver waves a Union Jack flag whilst standing on a taxi on London Bridge, during a protest against TfL and Uber.
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    Uber fell as much as 4% on Friday after the UK Supreme Court ruled that its drivers are employees rather than contractors. The ruling entitles Uber drivers to basic worker rights such as holiday pay and a minimum wage. Uber has been fighting this legal battle in the UK since 2016, when two ex-Uber drivers filed a lawsuit against the company. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Uber fell...
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  • Uber just lost a major legal battle over whether its UK drivers count as workers and are entitled to minimum wage

    11 days ago - By Business Insider

    Former Uber drivers Yaseen Aslam and James Farrar, who took Uber to court in the UK over driver rights.
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    Uber just lost a UK Supreme Court ruling over drivers' rights.
    The court ruled that drivers can be classified as workers and are entitled to rights such as holiday pay.
    The legal battle began in 2016 when two-ex Uber drivers argued they should receive holiday pay and minimum wage.
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    Uber just lost a major ruling from the UK's top court on whether its drivers should be classified as workers instead of self-employed...
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