Uber Urges Top UK Court To Nix Employee Label For Drivers

Law360, London (July 21, 2020, 11:03 PM BST) -- Uber pushed the U.K. Supreme Court on Tuesday to overturn a ruling that its drivers are employees entitled to a minimum wage, arguing it merely acts as an intermediary to help passengers hail rides from independent-contractor drivers.

Uber's logo appears above a trading post on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. The legal outcome of a closely watched case between the ride-hailing giant and its employees could impact other industries using "gig-economy" workers. (AP Photo/Richard Drew) Uber's lawyer, Dinah Rose QC of Blackstone Chambers, maintained that an employment tribunal got it wrong back in 2016 when it determined that...

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