Geopolitics

How an inexplicable ruling by the New York court threatens Uber and Lyft




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magine A job where you only have to show up for work when you feel like it, and when you show up you can refuse to do tasks you don’t want to and even abruptly change your mind and get back to one you agreed. A job where nobody would punish you for this behavior. Would you consider this rule to be an example of a traditional employer-employee relationship or something else?

That was the question in a New York Appeals Department magistrate’s court last week. You might be surprised to know that you made up your mind …

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