Is an Uber Driver an Employee?
Right now, nobody really knows the answer. One California court says yes, but their higher court will now take a look ( = appeal).
The legal landscape for classifying workers as employees or 1099 workers is getting very murky. The decision by a California court last week deciding that Uber drivers are employees is up for appeal and soon will likely make its way all the way to the Supreme Court.
This article posted by TechCrunch, the leading tech news site, shows just popular the topic is. The classification as either employee or 1099 has massive implications for lawyers working on cases involving Uber accidents. Sibley Law will be covering and posting information about this hot topic as it evolves.
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