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Uber and the perils of the gig economy

Labour law professor Veena Dubal on the potential global implications of the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision to let a proposed class action lawsuit against Uber proceed.
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"The fact that these three judges really got this power imbalance between workers and this huge behemoth multi-national corporation...was just really breath-taking."

Labour law professor and gig economy expert Veena Dubal talks about the significance of the Ontario Court of Appeal's decision to let a proposed class action lawsuit against Uber proceed, and how it fits into a larger picture of gig economy workers around the world trying to get recognized as employees.

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