Uber, headquartered in California, is an international company which created taxi and food delivery apps. Since its creation in 2009, millions of people worldwide have downloaded Uber apps on their smartphones for ordering taxis at any time.
Ride-hailing app Uber has won its legal battle to hold an operating licence in London, after Transport for London's decision last year not to renew its permit. Drivers of the city's black cabs have already slammed the ruling.
After a California court’s preliminary injunction required Uber and Lyft to reclassify drivers as employees, both companies threatened to shut down their ride-hailing services, with the latter confirming the move.
Both Uber and Lyft have warned that a recent court decision in California may force them out of the state for good, after the companies were ordered to provide their combined 500,000-plus drivers with employment benefits.
Wouldn’t it be great if when you order take-out, your delivery company discriminated against restaurants based on race? That’s not the musings of a hungry Klansman, but the actual policy of Uber Eats in 2020.