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Uber dealt fresh blow in European Legal case

Discussion in 'Perth | Uber Drivers Forum' started by HumungousDill, Jul 8, 2017.

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    HumungousDill Active Member

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/07/04/business/uber-ecj-europe-france.html

    Uber suffered a blow to its expansion plans in Europe on Tuesday after a senior adviser to the region’s highest court said that the ride-hailing service should have to abide by tough rules governing taxi services.

    A senior advisor, Marciej Szpunar, an advocate general of the court recommended on Tuesday that Uber was effectively a Taxi service.

    The case hinges on whether Uber should be treated as a Taxi service and therefore be subject to rigorous safety and employment rules, or a digital platform that merely connects drivers to passengers.

    A final ruling is due later this year.
     
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