Uber drivers in Britain should be classed as “workers” and not self-employed, the U.K. Supreme Court ruled Friday.
"Dasher," "tasker," "driver-partner." How companies pick worker nicknames that reflect the argument that workers are contractors, not employees.
Usually there are lots of benefits and protections that come with being an employee instead of a gig worker, like being paid the minimum wage.
The debate over gig worker classification has called labor law into question.
As Uber prepares to prove its California drivers are independent contractors, it says it's giving them more independence.