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Drivers win case against Uber in South Africa court

According to Quartz report, an independent arbiter has ruled in favor of a group of drivers fired by Uber when it deactivated them from the app without reason.

But, the commission argued that because Uber’s app controls the means of their employment, drivers are in fact employees, BBC News said.

The business news site points out that this makes South Africa one of a growing list of countries where Uber has collided with local labour laws.

The Quartz says, Uber plans to challenge the decision in South Africa’s labor court, a higher body than the commission.

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