UK Supreme Court says Uber drivers are not independent contractors : worldnewsMarch 1, 2021
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The Supreme Court of the United Kingdom has ruled that Uber drivers are legally workers, not self-employed contractors as Uber has argued in courts around the world.
So the UK Supreme Court ruled Friday that Uber drivers are legally Uber workers, not independent business owners who happen to get most of their business from Uber.
While drivers will presumably appreciate a minimum earnings guarantee, this could also mean that Uber will restrict when drivers are allowed to work-since having too many drivers online during periods of low demand could cost Uber more than it earns in fares.