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3 Jun 2022

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Switzerland: Federal Supreme Court confirms Uber is an employer & drivers are not contractors

Agência Alagoas

"Uber Loses Appeal as Top Swiss Court Rules Company Is an Employer", 3 Jun 2022

Switzerland's top court upheld a ruling that ride-hailing company Uber should be treated as an employer, dismissing the company's attempt to overturn a Geneva court's verdict.

"According to the Federal Supreme Court, the cantonal court did not rule arbitrarily when it ruled that Uber drivers working in Geneva had an employment relationship with Uber BV. The Federal Supreme Court dismisses the corresponding appeal"...

The California-based company whose cab service has expanded worldwide stands accused in many countries of bypassing national labour protection standards and shunning collective negotiation with drivers who work on freelance terms...