The Fair Work Ombudsman has completed its investigation relating to Uber Australia Pty Ltd and its engagement of drivers, concluding that the relationship between Uber Australia and the drivers is not an employment relationship.
The investigation found that Uber drivers are not subject to any formal or operational obligation to perform work.
Instead, Uber drivers have control over whether, when, and for how long they perform work, on any given day or on any given week, and, in particular, Uber Australia does not require drivers to perform work at particular times.
As a consequence, the FWO will not take compliance action in relation to this matter.
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