The Supreme Court in the U.K. has ruled that Uber drivers are not independent contractors. They are workers employed by the company so deserve to be compensated as such. The Canadian Supreme Court regularly depends on rulings from the U.K. court so the decision may affect Uber and other gig workers in Canada.
Also in RadioLabour’s Canada Report for the week February 21-26, 2021:
- The Second City comedy trainers are unionizing
- The LabourStart report about union events
- And singing: “The U-N-I-O-N Song”
Music: UnioNation. IAM. Used by permission
Image credit: Stock Catalog/Flickr
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