Pros And Cons Of Uber Drivers In California

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Uber drivers in California feel that they have been misclassified as independent contractors by Uber. They have filed a lawsuit claiming that they should be treated like employees of Uber, thereby making them eligible to avail a range of employee benefits like reimbursement for driving expenses, vehicle maintenance, overtime compensation, minimum wage and driver tips. The court in its first ruling granted class action status to the suit by ruling that all drivers who have contracted with Uber directly and in their own name, but not through intermediate companies, be considered as a class. Uber responded by rolling out a new driver-partner agreement to all drivers, making it mandatory for them to accept the agreement in order to drive. The agreement,

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