Last week, we discussed how Uber settled a class action lawsuit in California over claims its drivers were employees and not independent contractors. It appears two more lawsuits have been filed against the ridesharing company for the exact same reason, only this time in Florida and Illinois. Due to Uber settling, California drivers who were … Continue reading
Ridesharing has become popular worldwide, and especially in US cities. Are ridesharing companies misclassifying workers as contractors?
With recent news of Uber agreeing to an $84 million settlement to end two federal class-action lawsuits, people may be curious about independent contractors and employment law. Many people assume Uber and other companies are misclassifying workers as independent contractors. As independent contractors, ridesharing drivers should have total autonomy. For example, Uber drivers have autonomy … Continue reading