Uber defends its business model over UK worker rights
Updated : October 30, 2018 11:29 PM IST
The Silicon Valley-based company, which could be valued at $120 billion in a flotation, has faced protests, regulator crackdowns and licence losses around the world as it challenges existing competitors and rapidly expands.
In 2016, two British drivers successfully argued at a tribunal that Uber exerted significant control over them to provide an on-demand taxi service and that they should be given workers’ rights, which include the minimum wage.
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