• Uber awaits UK Supreme Courtroom ruling on whether or not drivers are staff

    An individual utilizing the Uber app in London.

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    LONDON — Uber’s troubles within the U.Okay. aren’t over, regardless of profitable again its license to function London.

    The ride-hailing agency is awaiting a serious ruling from the nation’s high court docket on whether or not its drivers must be labeled as staff relatively than unbiased contractors.

    It is a case that echoes Uber’s combat with Californian regulators over the employment rights of its drivers final yr. A loss for the agency may jeopardize its enterprise mannequin and have broader ramifications for the so-called gig economic system.