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Uber May Have Met Its Waterloo In Europe

Law360, New York (May 18, 2017, 12:53 PM EDT) -- Uber’s business model — built on its claims that it is a digital platform between consumer and driver (as opposed to a transportation company), and that its workers are merely independent contractors (as opposed to employees governed by local labor laws) — may be approaching collapse sooner than anticipated, both in the United States[1] and now in the European Union.

Notwithstanding Uber’s extraordinary net worth of $69 billion, its aggressive business practices and its genuine popularity worldwide (as of last November, it had a presence in...
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