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Uber Technologies, Inc., commonly known as Uber, offers vehicles for hire, food delivery (Uber Eats), package delivery, couriers, freight transportation, and, through a partnership with Lime, electric bicycle and motorized scooter rental. The company is based in San Francisco and has operations in over 900 metropolitan areas worldwide. It is one of the largest providers in the gig economy and is also a pioneer in the development of self-driving cars.
Uber is estimated to have over 110 million monthly active users worldwide. In the United States, Uber has a 67% market share for ride-sharing and a 24% market share for food delivery. Uber has been so prominent in the sharing economy that the changes in industries as a result of it have been referred to as uberisation, and many startups have described their products as "Uber for X".Like similar companies, Uber has been criticized for treatment of drivers as independent contractors, disruption of the taxicab business, and an increase of traffic congestion. When it was under the leadership of former CEO Travis Kalanick, the company was criticized for several unethical practices.

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    I want to know my legal recourse for the following situation: I am in the process of registering as a commercial driver in Victoria to drive for Uber. 25/09/2018 - Paid fee to process driver accreditation. Still needed to provided certified ID and Medical check. 04/10/2018 - Submitted...
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    7 years ago I had a motorcycle accident that left me a paraplegic, been unable to get work since, what with my disability and age (65) against me. Fast forward to present I decided to do Uber as a job, got an appropriate age vehicle, had it modified for wheelchair driver and submitted all my...
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    QLD Car Accident - Claim for Loss of Income Valid?

    I was involved in a minor car accident with an Uber driver, in which I was at fault. My comprehensive insurance covered the repairs to his vehicle, however, now they are claiming "loss of income" due to their time off the road for repairs. They have directed this claim to me as their car...
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    QLD Legality of Recording Passengers in Uber with Dash Cams?

    Hi, What are the privacy laws regarding using an in vehicle dash camera to record passengers in an Uber? Are Uber's considered public spaces? What are a driver's responsibilities when using a dash camera? Thanks in advance!
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    VIC What Australian Law is UBER Australia Breaking?

    I'm curious about what Australian law UBER Australia is breaking and how they (generally) get away with it?
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    NSW Sponsored with 457 Visa - Possible to Work for Uber Australia?

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