@FT bemoans the fact that Uber has Employees, rather than ‘Independent Contractors’. StephenKMackSD comments.

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Headline: UK ruling on worker recognition threatens to crash Uber model

Sub-headline:Ride-hailing app now faces having to deal with holiday pay, minimum wage, sick leave and pension contributions


In California Uber, and its political allies, spent 22 Million Dollars to ‘invent’ a new class of Workers dubbed ‘Independent Contractors’. This via a Proposition on the 2020 Ballot. How can Uber, in Great Britain, replicate this feat of nomenclature, and Tax Bracket ? The burning question in the Age of The Pandemic. Uber is a Taxi Service, not a ‘Ride-hailing app’ , as this newspaper follows the Neo-Liberal Party Line.



In reply to MarkwasmydisplaynameuntilFTmademechange:

There must be some way, the chisling Capitalist Class, can maintain their stranglehold on Workers, still caught in the wake of the 2008 collapse of the Neo-Liberal Swindle? 

About stephenkmacksd

Rootless cosmopolitan,down at heels intellectual;would be writer. 'Polemic is a discourse of conflict, whose effect depends on a delicate balance between the requirements of truth and the enticements of anger, the duty to argue and the zest to inflame. Its rhetoric allows, even enforces, a certain figurative licence. Like epitaphs in Johnson’s adage, it is not under oath.' https://www.lrb.co.uk/v15/n20/perry-anderson/diary
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