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Uber Reclassifies 70,000 UK Drivers as Workers – Providing Minimum Wage, Benefits

Uber Technologies Inc. will reclassify all 70,000 of its UK drivers as workers, entitling them to the minimum wage, vacation pay and other benefits after a landmark ruling from the Supreme Court last month. The ride-hailing app’s drivers will receive …

Uber’s UK Court Loss Likely to Trigger More Complaints from Gig Workers Across Europe

Uber Technologies Inc.’s defeat in a UK legal battle over the way it treats its drivers is set to trigger a wave of complaints from workers across the region. Britain’s Supreme Court ruled Friday that Uber must treat its drivers …

UK Court Rules Uber Drivers Should Be Classed as Workers, in Blow to Business Model

LONDON – A group of Uber drivers are entitled to worker rights such as the minimum wage, Britain’s Supreme Court ruled on Friday in a blow to the ride-hailing service that has ramifications for millions of others in the gig …

Spain Prepares Labor Laws that Could Force Food Delivery Apps to Employ Gig Workers

The Spanish government is preparing strict labor law changes that could mean food-delivery platforms have to formally employ the couriers they rely on. Under rules expected to be proposed as soon as this week, companies such as Uber Eats, Deliveroo …

UK Supreme Court to Rule This Week on Workers’ Rights for Uber Drivers

LONDON — Britain’s Supreme Court will announce a decision on Feb. 19 in a case regarding workers’ rights at taxi app Uber that could have ramifications for millions of others earning a living in the gig economy. In a case …

Madrid Court Rules Deliveroo Food-Delivery Couriers Are Employees, Not Freelancers

A Madrid court ruled on Tuesday that couriers for online food delivery group Deliveroo are company employees, not just freelancers, clearing the way for workers to demand a formal contract and corresponding benefits. So-called gig workers, such as food-delivery couriers, …

U.K. Food Delivery Service Riders Lose Employment Rights Bid

A trade union lost a U.K. court bid for the right to lobby Deliveroo over pay and conditions on behalf of the food-delivery service’s riders, in a rare setback for workers in the so-called gig economy. The Independent Workers Union …

EU Court Rules Uber Should Be Regulated as Transport Firm, Not an App

Uber Technologies Inc. suffered a defeat when the European Union’s top court ruled its ride-hailing service should be regulated as a transport company, a decision that could set a precedent for the burgeoning gig economy. The EU Court of Justice …

Uber’s Food-Delivery Business to Provide Insurance for Couriers in Europe

Uber’s food-delivery business will begin offering an insurance package to its couriers in Europe, a move to address the conditions of “gig economy” workers. Riders for food-delivery companies such as Uber Eats and Deliveroo are typically self-employed and the firms …

Uber: Giving UK Drivers Workers’ Rights Would Cost Millions of Pounds

Uber said on Tuesday that paying National Insurance contributions for its British drivers would add tens of millions of pounds to the taxi app’s costs were they to be deemed employees. Uber currently classifies its around 50,000 drivers in Britain …