t’s been described a “landmark” ruling for the gig economy – but precisely what fresh territory does it signify?
The Supreme Court ruled on Friday that a group of 35 Uber drivers who took legal action against the company were not “self-employed” and should not have been treated as such by the Silicon Valley technology company, despite what their contracts said.
They were, then, legally entitled to benefits such as paid leave and the minimum wage.
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