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California labour commission rules Uber drivers are employees

Early uber driver SofianeMomentum Magazine/UberSofiane was one of Uber’s first drivers, and he’s done more than 20,000 trips.

The California labour commission has ruled Uber drivers are employees, Reuters reports. It’s potentially a huge blow to Uber’s business model.

Uber has more than 1 million drivers world wide. If this sticks, Uber won’t just be a money-making software/logistics company, with hardly any costs. It would have to seriously downsize on the number of drivers it employs and provide benefits for them all.

Breaking, more to come.

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