California ruling classifies Uber driver as an employee. "Obviously some workers prefer to be independent contractors – but mostly they take these jobs because they cannot find better ones." I love the quotes from the article. People become drivers because they cannot find other jobs. But they want set pay and set hours. However, Uber is the reason they have jobs. And if their demands are met – they might not have jobs… or become taxi cab drivers.

Read more here California Says Uber Driver Is Employee, Not a Contractor
The ride-hailing company has long positioned itself as a “logistics company” and says its drivers are contractors, not employees.