By Sam Schechner
Uber Applied sciences Inc. was required to pay minimal wage and different advantages to a bunch of former drivers, the U.Ok.’s prime courtroom dominated on Friday, dealing a setback to Uber and different gig-economy firms in battles worldwide over their employment mannequin.
The U.Ok.’s Supreme Courtroom, in a call issued Friday, upheld decrease courtroom selections that granted the group of 25 drivers a kind of U.Ok. employment standing at Uber. The corporate had appealed these rulings, sustaining that its car-service and food-delivery drivers are impartial contractors, with out worker rights.
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(END) Dow Jones Newswires
February 19, 2021 05:29 ET (10:29 GMT)
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