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'Unlikely, undesirable' to classify ride-hailing drivers as employees

From firms' point of view, if ride-hailing drivers - or food delivery riders (above) - are classed as employees, the business model may not work as cost, flexibility and responsiveness will be negatively affected.


A NEW Californian law threatens ride-hailing firms' business models by classifying their drivers as employees. Such a move is unlikely and undesirable in Singapore, say experts and stakeholders, who point to existing protections and say such a law could jeopardise livelihoods...

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