As this New Year arrived, so too did new hope for Toronto Uber drivers seeking certification for their class action alleging they are, in fact, employees of Uber and correspondingly entitled to minimum standards (e.g. minimum wage, benefits, overtime, holiday pay, etc.) under the Employment Standards Act (ESA) Uber’s position is that it does not […]
Kumail was recently quoted in an AdvocateDaily article regarding the current Uber class-action lawsuit and its implications. Read the full article here.
A provincial review of workplace laws could overtake a class-action lawsuit by Canadian Uber drivers who want the company to recognize them as employees. The recently filed proposed class action is the latest in a series of suits brought in various jurisdictions alleging Uber drivers are employees, rather than independent contractors, as the ride-sharing company currently categorizes […]