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The California Labor Commission ruled earlier this month that an Uber driver should be considered an employee — not an independent contractor — and compensated by the ride-sharing giant for some of her auto expenses. Uber is appealing the decision, which applies only to a single driver at this point. We explore what some say could be huge repercussions for Uber and other businesses in the so-called sharing economy.
- Roy Spooner General Manager, Yellow Cab Company of D.C.
- Christopher Koopman Research Fellow at the Mercatus Center at George Mason University
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