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Oct 30, 2018
Uber goes to British court today to defend business model over UK worker rights; CEO says will preserve flexibility of contractsRights at firms such as Uber, fellow taxi service Addison Lee and food courier Deliveroo have risen up the political agenda in Britain as more people work for companies without fixed hours or a guaranteed income.
Jul 16, 2018
Shah Faesal tweet row: Conduct rules for employees shouldn't gag free speechEmployee rights in times of social media are an equally important consideration in the private sector.
Jul 11, 2018
Gender-based digital divide could affect job opportunities for women: StudyThe proportion of men using the internet in 2017 was found to be 12 percent higher than women.
Apr 13, 2018
US court rules that UberBLACK drivers are independent contractors and not its employeesA US District Judge Michael Baylson on 11 April said San Francisco-based Uber does not exert enough control over drivers for its limo service
Aug 14, 2017
Ride-hailing service Uber set to improve conditions for British drivers; to add in-app tippingTaxi app Uber will improve conditions for its British drivers with changes including in-app tipping, after criticism for not giving them more rights.
Jul 11, 2017
UK employers working in ‘gig economy’ for companies like Uber deserve more rightsBritons working in the "gig economy" for firms such as Uber and takeaway food courier Deliveroo deserve more rights said a government-commissioned report.
Nov 29, 2016
Gig-economy companies look to settle issues with worker unions through legal battle in New YorkJoseph Morelle, the number two Democrat in the New York State Assembly, said he has been talking about portable benefits with such companies, which use occasional workers to provide rides, deliveries, house-cleaning and other services through websites and apps.