1. WestSydGuy

    Uber Eats driver sacked, appeal

    https://amp.smh.com.au/business/workplace/uber-eats-driver-sacked-for-being-10-minutes-late-seeks-tribunal-appeal-20191115-p53b2f.html Uber Eats driver sacked for being 10 minutes late seeks tribunal appeal By Anna Patty November 18, 2019 — 12.00am A sacked Uber Eats delivery worker will on...
  2. Mista T

    CA drivers, which company will you choose?

    When AB5 passes, it will take effect in January. As official employers, U and L will have the power to command that we only drive for them (in CA), and no other. If that happens, and you decide to actually follow the rule they set, which company will you choose to drive for?
  3. Lissetti

    Uber employees' feelings about the company revealed in leaked worker survey

    Uber employees are feeling better about their employer and their own work, according to a new leaked employee survey. The poll is conducted every six months and this latest one is from October, according to Business Insider, who first reported on the leaked answers to 35 questions the workers...
  4. BurgerTiime

    Uber reaches settlement w/ drivers arbitrating over employment status & expense reimbursement

    Full: https://www.techcrunch.com/2018/12/22/uber-drivers-settlement/amp/ TechCrunch has learned that Uber has offered a tentative settlement to pay out 11 cents for every mile driven for Uber (including adjacent services like Uber Eats) to drivers who have been in individual arbitration with...
  5. BurgerTiime

    The Bay Area is so expensive that employees at Uber are holding off having kids

    https://www.yahoo.com/amphtml/finance/news/bay-area-expensive-employees-apple-170200852.html The Bay Area is a notoriously expensive place to live — even for high-earning tech employees. About 60% of tech workers can't afford homes in San Francisco, Business Insider previously reported. Now...
  6. D

    rude dude at SeaTac airport

    I'm an Uber and Lyft driver but I'm also sometimes a pax. Attached is a photo of a man working at SeaTac who was extremely rude to me tonight as I was trying to negotiate my way to finding my driver. Note that my driver did a GREAT job. It was only this guy working for the airport with some...
  7. SuzeCB

    Questionnaire from NJ Dept. of Labor

    Okay... So today I received, in the mail, a questionnaire from the state of New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, and the questionnaire is a worker classification questionnaire. I tried taking pictures of the cover letter and two-page questionnaire, but the Forum is telling...
  8. U

    HELP ME CREATE CHANGE . It’s show time.

    I need everyone help in creating the largest possible list of reason that you all feel that we are misclassified as Independant contractors . In other words what does Uber do that makes you feel like an employee . Now if you feel like you are an independent contractor I would love to hear why...
  9. BurgerTiime

    Former Uber engineer sues, tests new sex-based claims policy

    https://www.reuters.com/article/us-uber-lawsuit/former-uber-engineer-sues-tests-new-sex-based-claims-policy-idUSKCN1IM2A8 (Reuters) - A former software engineer at Uber Technologies Inc [UBER.UL] filed a lawsuit on Monday against the ride-hailing service on Monday, claiming she was subjected...
  10. Jack Malarkey

    California Supreme Court decision on employment status

    From ‘Wired’: https://www.wired.com/story/a-california-ruling-threatens-the-gig-economy/. First two paragraphs: THE CALIFORNIA SUPREME Court dealt a major blow to the gig economy on Monday in a decision that will have far-reaching effects not just for the likes of Uber and GrubHub, but for...
  11. BurgerTiime

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

    State regulator ruling could cost Uber ‘millions http://www.sfexaminer.com/state-regulator-ruling-cost-uber-millions/amp/ 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...
  12. circle1

    Gold-Plated 2¢ Advice On How to Survive Financially

    This really S H O U L D go into the Advice forum; I've been on UberPeople.net for 1-1/2 years now. I'm reading the progressively desperate tone of drivers concerning their financial condition, and how these feudal-lord "Gig Economy" companies are cutting their income potential, and in some...
  13. BurgerTiime

    When a start-up like Uber or Lyft goes public, what do the drivers get?

  14. Jack Malarkey

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

    See http://www.smh.com.au/business/workplace-relations/bicycle-courier-underpaid-7641-as-contractor-instead-of-employee-20171113-gzk5jj.html. Additional comment by Jack Malarkey: ABC RN in the program PM on Tuesday 14 November 2017 referred to these cases and discussed possible implications...
  15. UberPete1911

    Cast your vote...

    Let's take it to a vote... Since Dara K., said that drivers don't want to be employees of Uber, I'd figure I'll ask and get real world results from drivers...
  16. Jack Malarkey

    Full text of Employment Appeal Tribunal judgment against Uber

    https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/media/5a046b06e5274a0ee5a1f171/Uber_B.V._and_Others_v_Mr_Y_Aslam_and_Others_UKEAT_0056_17_DA.pdf (53 pages). Uber has foreshadowed a further appeal.
  17. BurgerTiime

    Uber's first employee, Ryan Graves, to step down

  18. 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.
  19. Maven

    Lyft settles lawsuit with California drivers for $27M

    May 11, 2017 - SAN FRANCISCO – Lyft has agreed to pay $27 million to settle a class action lawsuit brought by drivers in California who said the ride-hailing service had misclassified them as independent contractors rather than employees. The case revolved around whether the drivers were...
  20. Skepticaldriver

    Uber says theyll throttle your a$$

    Right there in the app. It clearly says they will throttle you based on acceptance rate. We tell these people who we will pickup not the other way around. Are we ready to do something about these subhumans yet? Uber needs to fear us not the other way around