Uber has been hit with a hefty fine following complaints from two of its drivers. We explain everything about this unusual case.
Today, Uber is worldwide and used by millions of people on all continents every day. A huge success story for this American company, however it has faced many setbacks and all kinds of other controversies. One of them is still topical and worrying Working conditions of drivers. The latter are actually mostly independent and therefore do not benefit from any protection in the context of their operation. They cannot claim paid leave or statutory severance pay. This causes many problems.
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A new case
However, that could change as two employees decided to fight again and go to court. The latter consider themselves a subject Hierarchical relationship is employee / employer with the transport company and therefore have to assert their rights. Having worked for the company since 2017 and 2019 respectively, the Toulouse-based drivers decided to take the latter to the industrial tribunal. As explained by their lawyer Maitre Christophe Marciano, the decision is final since the latter won their case from the judge.
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He points out” The Toulouse Industrial Tribunal held that the real relationship between Uber and the drivers was actually one between an employer and an employee. This, contrary to what Uber claims, is not entirely free for drivers to operate or on the platform.“. If the company existed A fine of 100,000 euros was imposed However, he decided to appeal the decision to compensate the two employees. We have to wait and see what will be the outcome of this story which has started talking now…
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