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Lawsuits Ask whether Ride-Sharing Drivers Are Employees or Independent Contractors

  • State: California
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After catching a break when the California Public Utilities Commission voted last year not to force …

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Anonymous Nov 3, 2016 a 7:58 am PDT

the thing is, if Uber and Lyft likes win the suite, that means the drivers themselves have to obtain WC insurance for themselves as a business entity. As an independent contractor providing service, they are business entity themselves. So most drivers will opt to drop out. Having WC insurance means not only premium, but obtaining business license and calculating city taxes every quarter. Yeah... right. I think there's a reason why these guys don't hold regular job and resort to this kind of work. Not likely happening. Either Uber and Lyft have to eat it up or they will lose drivers. It's a double edged sword situation really.

Anonymous Nov 3, 2016 a 7:58 am PDT

one of the solution would be to have the Uber driver types to carry mandatory Med Pay coverage of minimum 20k.... or however much would be appropriate. So in essence, CA would become partially PIP state.

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