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  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 https://uberpeople.net/threads/fair-work-ombudsman-media-release-uber-drivers-not-employees.332780/.
  2. Jack Malarkey

    Fair Work Ombudsman media release: Uber drivers not employees

    Full text of Fair Work Ombudsman statement: Uber Australia investigation finalised 7 June 2019 The Fair Work Ombudsman has completed its investigation relating to Uber Australia Pty Ltd (Uber Australia) and its engagement of drivers. Fair Work Ombudsman Sandra Parker said that inspectors...
  3. Jack Malarkey

    Senate Committee report

    The Senate Select Committee on the Future of Work and Workers on Wednesday 19 September 2018 tabled its report Hope is not a strategy – our shared responsibility for the future of work and workers. View the report as a single document - (PDF 2MB) The report includes recommendations of...
  4. U

    Stop complaining about Pax not tipping

    There is a reason that majority of people on the uber app don’t tip . I can’t get into the details as to why right now but. I will say it’s Uber’s fault and it’s not because they got them used to not tipping. I’m sure there must be a few on here that can figure it out . I’ll just say Uber wants...
  5. BurgerTiime

    Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued subpoenas to Uber and Lyft

    https://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/herrera-investigates-uber-lyft-over-driver-pay-and-benefits-300655892.html SAN FRANCISCO, May 29, 2018/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- City Attorney Dennis Herrera today issued subpoenas to Uber and Lyft to turn over records on whether they classify drivers...
  6. H

    UBER N LYFT COULD HAVE TO MAKE DRIVERS EMPLOYEES

    https://www.theverge.com/2018/5/1/17308178/uber-lyft-drivers-california-court-classification-dynamex I wonder how this will effect things, its been another slow down the last few weeks. Not making half as much, with such an overall saturated market, so each driver gets a tiny sliver of the...
  7. UberGeo

    Is this old news?

    https://arstechnica.com/tech-policy/2018/05/new-court-ruling-could-force-uber-lyft-to-convert-drivers-to-employees/
  8. B

    Deactivated for self defense

    Had a biker try to spit in my face the other day. I got out and waived a bat his way to scare him. I drive away and pulled over when he ride up behind me to write my plates down. I get it again and shove him and tell him to @@@@ off He reports me to Uber and I'm deactivated. They said that...
  9. Jack Malarkey

    Fair Work Commission decision holds that an Uber driver is NOT an employee

    On 21 December 2017, a single member Fair Work Commission decision held that an Uber driver is NOT an employee under Australian law. The case was Kaseris v Rasier Pacific VOF and involved a claim of unfair dismissal. The decision was that of Deputy President Gostencnik. I suspect that...
  10. C

    Uber loses court appeal against drivers' rights in UK

    The ride-hailing firm Uber has lost its appeal against a ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with minimum-wage rights, in a case that could have major ramifications for labour rights in the growing gig economy. The US company, which claims that drivers are self-employed, said...
  11. savmartin93

    **HELP ASAP**WILL UBER WRITE LETTER TO SCHOOL THAT YOUR WORK STATUS IS FULL TIME.

    -I am trying to get documents together for a residency appeal for out-of-state tuition to be claimed as a resident of South Carolina for college. Out of state tuition is DOUBLE, in-state. The job I have now is part time. Part of the appeal is having a full time job of 37.5 hours. Now, I know...
  12. Maven

    Uber and Lyft are Losing Fight Against Unionization

    https://www.owler.com/reports/uber/uber--lyft-dealt-setback-in-fight-over-seattle-dri/1501644840582 Uber and Lyft are losing their fight against unionization A federal judge has dealt a blow to ride-hailing companies such as Uber and Lyft, after dismissing an appeal to block legislation that...
  13. Jack Malarkey

    Fair Work Ombudsman investigates Uber

    http://www.smh.com.au/national/fair-work-ombudsman-investigates-uber-over-potential-breach-of-labour-laws-20170628-gx0a82.html First two paragraphs: The Fair Work Ombudsman has launched an investigation into Uber and whether its contracts with tens of thousands of Australian drivers are in...
  14. J

    Lawsuit

    I've been thinking about this a long time. I think I could take down the beast. Until recently, with the new payment breakdown, Uber had won a lawsuit that stated drivers were "independent contractors" and not employees. I know for a fact that Uber has been skimming off the top for as long as...
  15. Maven

    Judge rules Uber drivers are employees, deserve benefits

    Great news! :) If you live in Brazil, elsewhere not so much :( Will the successful arguments used in Brazil work in the USA, Uber's largest market? There have been similar ruling in parallel cases in a few USA jurisdictions, but they have limited scope. A Federal Court ruling is required to...
  16. Kollel

    ATO - Contractor vs Employee

    it appears that the ATO is conning all drivers into believing that they are contractors and not employees. I challenged the ATO after receiving their latest letter.
  17. Maven

    If Drivers were Employees...

    Uber is terrified that drivers, now independent contractors, may be reclassified as employees, Uber has fought many legal battles since 2014, across the country, to prevent this from happening: http://money.cnn.com/2015/07/16/pf/independent-contractors-employees/...
  18. UberxGTA

    Toronto/ONT. Drivers: Prepare Yourselves For uber Propaganda Campaign.

    ATT; All Drivers! Prepare yourself for uber propaganda campaign, in this forum by paid uber trolls and in the TO media in the near future. There is a lawsuit currently underway that will determine that 'driver partners' are actually employees and not uber so-called 'independent contractors'...
  19. Jack Malarkey

    Australian radio program re employment status of Uber drivers etc.

    The Law Report program on Australian ABC Radio National concerns the employment status of Uber drivers and other service providers in the gig economy. It was broadcast on Tuesday 29 November 2016. The program lasts for 30 minutes. Towards the end, it has an interview with Ben Wilson, chair of...
  20. Jack Malarkey

    ABC Radio National program: Law Report: employment status of Uber drivers etc.

    This program was broadcast on Tuesday 29 November 2016 on ABC Radio National's program, the Law Report. It includes an interview with Mike Oze-Inglehon, the former Uber driver from Perth who has challenged his deactivation in the courts. The program lasts for 30 minutes. I commend it. You can...
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