In a decision that could have a tremendous impact on the future of Uber and other ride-hailing companies, the California Labor Commission ruled that a San-Francisco Uber driver is an employee - not an independent contractor as the company had them classified. The ruling could change the game for Uber, its drivers, and passengers.
Here is some additional information about the ruling:
Uber, Lyft and other ride-hailing services have become incredibly popular over the past several years. In many major areas across the country, these services have become some of the top transportation methods of choice, surpassing public transportation and taxicabs. Although they have become popular, a number of issues involving driver safety, insurance, and passengers who suffer preventable have raised questions about
Although many experts are anxious to see the impact of this decision, it currently only applies to one driver’s case in one state. In Texas, complexities with handling insurance and personal injury matters involving Uber and Lyft still exist. At The Daspit Law Firm, our attorneys are available to help victims injured in all types of auto accidents.
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