Offbeat Uber in the Netherlands If drivers must be fixed
Families of MH17 airline crash address deep trauma in court
SCHIPHOL, Netherlands (AP) — Since her father and stepmother died in the Malaysia Airlines flight MH17 crash, Ria van der Steen has been dealing with feelings of hate, revenge, anger and fear. All dressed in black in the court room at Schiphol airport near Amsterdam, van der Steen spoke at length Monday about the nightmares that woke her up screaming and of the impossible goodbye to her loved ones. Finally, relatives of the 298 passengers and crew killed on July 17, 2014, when a Buk missile blew the Boeing 777 heading from Amsterdam to Kuala Lumpur out of the sky above conflict-torn eastern Ukraine, are having their say in court.
of the Mobility Service on the Netherlands after a court ruling his drivers firmly hire. The independence of the drivers are "only on the paper", so they fell under the collective agreement for taxi drivers, judged a court in Amsterdam and thus gave the trade union feder.
Uber-Northern Europe Maurits Schönfeld wrote, he was disappointed with this judgment. Most of the trainers wanted to stay independent. About announced appeal against the verdict.
The court saw clear evidence for a "modern employer authority". The drivers are dependent on the algorithms of the app, they are likely to reject only a few trips, and the company decides on the fare.
Uber has 4000 riders in Amsterdam alone.
The Trade Union Council of FNV had sued over and spoken of a hypothermatism. The judgment is in the opinion of the FNV an "important signal against hypothermatism".
Previously, there had been similar judgments in other countries like Great Britain.
in Germany works on the basis of legal conflicts around the competition with the taxi industry anyway differently: Germany is only acting as a mediation platform. The trips are carried out by car rental companies where the drivers are usually firmly hired.
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