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British Uber drivers gain benefits as UK top court rules they're not self-employed

11 days ago   |   By Chicago Tribune

Uber drivers in Britain should be classed as “workers” and not self-employed, the U.K. Supreme Court ruled Friday, in a decision that threatens the company's business model and holds broader implications for the so-called gig economy.
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Uber drivers entitled to 'worker' benefits, United Kingdom Supreme Court rules

11 days ago   |   By ABC

Uber drivers are "workers" under British law - entitling them to benefits such as paid holidays and the minimum wage, the United Kingdom's Supreme Court ruled.
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Uber drops 2% after the UK Supreme Court rules that its drivers are employees, not contractors

Uber drops 2% after the UK Supreme Court rules that its drivers are employees, not contractors

11 days ago   |   By Business Insider

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Uber fell as much as 2% 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.
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Uber fell as much as 2% on Friday after the UK Supreme Court ruled that drivers of the ride hailing app are employees, not independent contractors.
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Uber stock slides after UK Supreme Court rules drivers are ‘workers'

Uber stock slides after UK Supreme Court rules drivers are ‘workers'

11 days ago   |   By New York Post

Uber's stock price tumbled Friday after Britain's top court said its drivers should be treated as “workers” rather than independent contractors. Shares in the ride-hailing giant slid 1.6 percent in premarket trading to $58.07 as of 9:17 a.m. following the UK Supreme Court's ruling, which deemed Uber drivers eligible for protections such as a minimum...
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UK top court rules Uber drivers are 'workers,' must receive benefits

UK top court rules Uber drivers are 'workers,' must receive benefits

11 days ago   |   By Post Gazette

UK Supreme Court rules that Uber drivers are 'workers,' not independent contractors.
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