1. Jack Malarkey

    Fair Work Ombudsman concludes that Uber drivers aren’t employees

    The Fair Work Ombudsman has concluded that Uber drivers are not employees. For the full text of the Fair Work Ombudsman’s statement, see
  2. BurgerTiime

    California says Uber is classified as a transportation firm and owes back fees!

    State regulator ruling could cost Uber ‘millions State regulators changed how they legally classify ride-hail giant Uber on Thursday, a technical move that may cost the company millions of dollars. The California Public...
  3. Jack Malarkey

    Newspaper article: ‘Bicycle courier underpaid $7641 as contractor instead of employee’

    See Additional comment by Jack Malarkey: ABC RN in the program PM on Tuesday 14 November 2017 referred to these cases and discussed possible implications...
  4. Hameed

    Uber give birth to new crooks

    Hello, I just want to share an experience with everyone that how uber inspired new crooks like then in the market. I had an interview with a employment agency called ptc recruiting and when I was about to sign the agreement, I noticed that I won't be an employee rather a contractor and I have to...
  5. Jack Malarkey

    House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee report into self-employment and the gig economy

    On 29 April 2017, the Work and Pensions Committee of the House of Commons released its report into self-employment and the gig economy. For the full text of the report, please see This is the committee's summary...
  6. Edman

    Does Discrimination and Harassment Apply to Contractors?

    The way Uber is treating Drivers does below question apply? "Does discrimination and harassment apply to contractors?" Question comes up due to some drivers receiving special text or emails for example below links. Is this not considered...
  7. T

    Questions about receiving 1099 or filing taxes as an Uber driver

    Hello all, I'm a new driver to Uber, and I realize a lot of Uber drivers do not know some of the benefits/deductions that come with receiving a 1099 job. If you have any questions/concerns about taxes please ask. Not only am I a fellow Uber driver, but I am also a certified tax preparer, and I...
  8. Fireguy50

    Set your own rates!

    I was checking out a new company app service with Uber continually going downhill. It's called HONK, basically it's for tow truck drivers. They offer Jump starts 3 gallons of gas Change a flat tire Towing Winching out of a ditch Locked out (keys inside) With winter coming, I was going to join...
  9. UberDriverAU

    We Are Contractors ... Or Are We Really Employees

    Well this could get interesting. I wonder if Uber has had a play with the ATO's Employee/Contractor Decision Tool?
  10. ubermandfw

    Becoming a Black Car Contractor when partnerships fail

    There are many aggregators of black car service out there. You know them, UBER, Blacklane, MUV to name a few. Each has their niche, but all have one thing in common, they make money while you don't! Sure, you come across on occasion a good bid (blacklane) or a good run (UBER, MUV), but the...
  11. 3for3

    ACRO not allowed Watch Out

    Watchout Washington D.C. drivers. Fuber is trying to fuhk its 20% commission driver. Im quite sure you have noticed that if you Accept a trip then Cancel it immediately state the Reason and most of the time its Other lately you will see this screen that says unable to log on because of to many...