1. Vanstaal

    The trolls are here!

    They are here! In every shape and color! Looks like they need to replenish the dudes dropping out on March 1st.
  2. M

    Uber drivers are Employees of the Company

    Uber is one stupid company. All this while they work so hard to treat their drivers as independent contractors. Not as employees. Then they take away the one very important component of running your own business ie. set prices for services or products a business owner sells. Fixed price set...
  3. burgerflipper

    Lyft auto-accept

    so the other day a lyft ping comes in and the next second, without my even touching my phone, it announces "navigating to pick up joe" and google maps pops up. i go back to lyft app and indeed, i had "accepted" a line ride at base rates while meanwhile uber is sending me surge requests left and...
  4. 0

    Lyft Hub Employees- commuter benefits hurt us?

    I hate to complain, but wonder if anyone else notices this: Lyft employees get free commute rides (a perk of working g there) and DONT TIP! When I worked in a bar I would sometimes go in on my day off. Yup, ide get a free drink or two. And YES I would tip VERY WELL. I thought this was common...
  5. MHR

    Uber Employees Could Become Overnight Millionaires With SoftBank Deal

  6. Jack Malarkey

    Uber loses UK Employment Tribunal appeal: full text of judgment

    Uber has lost its Employment Appeals Tribunal appeal in the United Kingdom concerning the legal classification of drivers. The appeal decision confirms the earlier decision that drivers are ‘workers’ rather than independent contractors. Uber has foreshadowed a further appeal. Here’s a link to...
  7. UberPotomac

    NYC Courts determined Uber drivers are Employees.

    https://www.manatt.com/Manatt/media/Media/PDF/Newsletters/Employment/Uber-decision.pdf Please read the file and comment.
  8. Maven

    New York Administrative Judge says Uber Drivers are Employees

    Uber loses another round in the contractor vs. Employee battle. _____________ New York ALJ Takes Uber for a Ride Lexicology June 29 2017 Why it matters In a decision with potentially significant implications, a New York administrative law judge (ALJ) held that Uber drivers are employees of...
  9. BurgerTiime

    Ex-Uber employees are having a tough time getting a job with Uber on their resume'

    http://www.humanresourcesonline.net/working-for-uber-is-jeopardising-peoples-careers/ More bad news for Uber. In Hong Kong, where the company recently opened up a new Causeway Bay office, driving an Uber can now officially get you in trouble with the law. On Friday, five local Uber drivers...
  10. BurgerTiime

    More employees jumping ship! The head of Uber's AI labs leaves

    https://www.axios.com/the-head-of-ubers-ai-labs-is-latest-to-leave-the-company-2306759764.html Gary Marcus, a research scientist who joined Uber four months ago as director of its AI labs, is leaving the company, according to sources. Uber bought Marcus' startup, Geometric Intelligence, in...
  11. BurgerTiime

    Uber employees are jumping ship!

    https://www.ft.com/content/c6bc4b2c-0012-11e7-8d8e-a5e3738f9ae4 Uber employees lose faith and explore exit Competitors and recruiters find more job applications from car-hailing app workers. Recruiters in the Bay Area and executives at rival companies say they have seen an uptick in job...
  12. 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/...
  13. Maven

    Cocaine and Sexism at Uber

    If you are of the opinion that Uber treats its independent-contractor-drivers poorly then consider what is done to their employees. I wonder if the Greenlight Hubs are any better. Cocaine and groping — bombshell report on Uber's work environment makes it sound awful and full of bros...
  14. BurgerTiime

    Uber Gives Restless Employees a Way to Cash Out

  15. BurgerTiime

    Brazilian judge rules drivers are employees

    http://mobile.reuters.com/article/idUSKBN15T2OC A Brazilian judge ruled that a driver using the Uber ride-hailing app is an employee of the San Francisco-based company and is entitled to workers' benefits, adding to the global debate over labor rights for drivers on the platform. Uber said on...
  16. BurgerTiime

    A Swiss insurance agency has ruled drivers are employees

    ZURICH (Reuters) - Uber drivers are employees for which the company must pay social security contributions, a Swiss insurance agency has ruled, dealing a blow to the U.S. ride-hailing platform that says drivers are freelance contractors. The California-based startup whose cab service has...
  17. BurgerTiime

    Uber pulled a "bait and switch" with stock options

    http://jalopnik.com/uber-taking-millions-in-tax-deductions-by-lying-to-empl-1790335249 Uber Taking 'Millions' In Tax Deductions By Lying To Employees, Lawsuit With an NSO, employees have to pay the tax on the stock options immediately, McElrath’s attorney said, and at a significantly higher...
  18. BurgerTiime

    Uber said it protects you from spying. Security sources say otherwise

    https://www.revealnews.org/article/uber-said-it-protects-you-from-spying-security-sources-say-otherwise/ Five former Uber security professionals told Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting that the company continued to allow broad access even after those assurances. Thousands of...
  19. UberxGTA

    Uber business model under threat.

    https://www.theguardian.com/technology/2016/nov/04/uber-facing-hundreds-more-claims-from-drivers-for-back-pay How long before the uberwool is lifted from the eyes in other countries? With $billions in losses and business model in question, can Uber survive 5 years?