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Uber agrees to $26M penalty over misleading ride cancellation fee warnings
Competition & Consumer Protection 2022-04-26 11:47 am By Christine Caulfield

Uber has admitted to making misleading statements to passengers and has agreed to pay $26 million in penalties in a case by the consumer regulator […]

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Judge appoints sample group members in $500M Uber class action
Class Actions 2021-11-15 10:43 am By Miklos Bolza

A judge has appointed seven sample group members in a class action by taxi and hire car drivers against Uber, saying they would provide additional […]

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FWC rules Deliveroo driver was employee, not independent contractor
Employment 2021-05-18 2:30 pm By Cat Fredenburgh

In a victory for gig economy workers, the Fair Work Commission has found that a Deliveroo driver who was sacked for not working fast enough […]

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‘It shouldn’t be a partisan issue’: Albanese calls on government to regulate gig economy
Employment 2021-02-25 3:26 pm By Cindy Cameronne

Australian Labor Party leader Anthony Albanese and the Transport Workers Union have urged the government to regulate the gig economy following the deaths of five […]

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Union calls for regulation after landmark ruling that Uber drivers are workers
Employment 2021-02-22 6:26 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

The Transport Workers Union is calling on the government to regulate the gig economy in the wake of a unanimous ruling from the UK Supreme […]

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Uber takes Aussie IT company to court over ‘Geeks’ trade mark
Intellectual Property 2021-02-10 3:23 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

Uber has dragged an Australian IT services company to court after failing to win removal of the company’s ‘Uber Geeks’ trade mark for its home-visiting […]

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Uber loses bid to shrink taxi driver class action
Class Actions 2021-01-11 1:54 pm By Spencer Fowler Steen

A judge has rejected a bid by Uber to significantly trim a class action brought by Maurice Blackburn on behalf of successors and assignees or […]

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Uber’s in-house lawyers must hand over emails in taxi driver class action
Class Actions 2020-11-04 6:13 pm By Miklos Bolza

Rideshare giant Uber Technologies has lost a bid to keep its in-house legal team from handing over emails to a class action brought by Australian […]

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Judge calls for legislative reforms as appeals court transfers Uber class action
Class Actions 2020-09-08 11:34 am By Alison Eveleigh

An appeals court has dealt with complex jurisdiction and limitations issues in transferring one of three class actions against ride sharing giant Uber to another […]

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Uber Eats driver was not an employee, FWC confirms on appeal
Employment 2020-04-21 7:49 pm By Miklos Bolza

A Fair Work Commission appeals panel has upheld a ruling that an Uber Eats delivery driver allegedly let go for being 10 minutes late was […]

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