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More than 500 women sue Uber over sexual assault claims
The complaint alleges that women passengers in multiple US states were sexually assaulted by Uber drivers with whom they were paired through the app.
What do the leaked Uber Files reveal about revolving doors in Europe?
The leaked documents suggest Neelie Kroes overstepped her duties as EU Commissioner by lobbying in favour of Uber.
Uber Files: Leak details how Uber 'lobbied leaders and duped police'
A trove of 124,000 documents shows the "extraordinary" lengths the ride-hailing company went to disrupt Europe's taxi industry.
Uber Eats will use self-driving cars and robots to deliver your food
Uber has launched two autonomous delivery pilots in Los Angeles. The announcement has raised concerns regarding workers rights.
Uber cuts spending, reduces hiring as tech stocks lose their shine
The rideshare company's stock price has fallen over 43 per cent since it first went public in 2019.
Over 50 gig workers were killed in the US since 2017, report finds
Drivers for Lyft, Uber, Bolt and others have been killed while at work, but getting support for their families isn't easy.
Are food delivery apps playing games with safety?
Riders for platforms like Uber Eats can earn bonuses doing "quests" against the clock. But a fatal accident suggests there might be more at risk than money.
Imperium's remotely driven car sharing service to compete with Uber
Currently being trialled in Milton Keynes in the UK, the taxis are taken over by remote drivers once the passenger reaches their destination.
Deliveroo riders are not employees, Belgian court rules
A Belgian court has just denied a group of belgian deliveroo riders the right to be classed as employees but a new proposal from the European Commision could overhaul platform worker’s rights across Europe.
New EU rules could turn 4.1 million gig workers into regular employees
A proposed EU directive will force digital platforms to ensure their employees have rights such as paid holiday and workplace insurance.
Gig economy: EU prepares new rules which could hit Uber and Deliveroo
Companies like Uber and Deliveroo could be hit by draft EU rules for gig workers which would give them employees' rights.
Uber setback as UK court rules business model unlawful
The ridesharing app lost the argument that it only acts as an agent for drivers in the British capital, setting the taxi app market up for a major overhaul.
Uber drivers protest after court bans app in Brussels
About 2,000 drivers who use the Uber app will be required to cease their activity in the Belgian capital by Friday evening.
Italian taxi drivers strike for better working conditions
Italian taxi drivers joined in a nationwide strike on Wednesday in Rome asking for better working conditions for drivers and protesting against UBER and similar services that use the ride sharing app.
Uber now lets you order cannabis in Canada
Uber, which also delivers alcohol through its Eats app, has had its eyes for some time on Canada’ growing cannabis market.
US government sues Uber for charging disabled people unfair fees
The app allegedly charged disabled people for waiting time incurred while they got into its vehicles. Uber says it refunded all affected passengers who asked to be paid back.
Uber 'far behind' on its promise for more electric cars
Last year the company pledged that half its vehicles in European capitals would be electric by 2025. It's a long way from reaching that goal.
Uber drivers in Brussels bring traffic in European district to near stand still
The drivers were protesting against their working conditions on Wednesday which they want to be improved.
Uber drivers offered 50,000 Teslas, but can they afford them?
The ride-hail giant is partnering with Hertz to offer thousands of electric cars to drivers in the US.
Uber faces legal action over 'racist' facial recognition software
A Black ex-Uber driver claims he was fired after the company's automated software failed to recognise him.
UK Uber drivers strike over low pay and automated sackings
The 24-hour walkout organised by the App Drivers and Couriers Union was sparked over claims that Uber is ignoring a Supreme Court ruling giving drivers more rights.
Uber set to roll out pension plans for all eligible UK drivers
The UK's Supreme Court said drivers were workers and not self-employed and were therefore entitled to benefits like holiday pay.
MEPs vote in favour of legal rights for digital platform workers
Brussels will now draw up plans to protect app-based workers, after MEPs overwhelmingly backed giving them full employment rights under EU law.
Uber loses court battle over whether its drivers are employees
Judges in Amsterdam said the legal relationship between Uber and its drivers has "all the characteristics of an employment contract".
More protection needed for gig economy workers says ILO
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the growth of digital labour platforms. Now their workers need better social protection, says the International Labour Organization.
UK Supreme Court rejects Uber appeal, ruling that drivers are workers
The decision could threaten the car service's business model and could have wider implications for the so-called gig economy.