Drivers Are Not Uber Employees, Rules Brazil’s Highest Labor Court

The Superior Labor Court (TST) says there is no employment relationship because Uber drivers are flexible and earn up to 80 percent of what users pay.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - The Superior Labor Court (TST) has ruled, for the first time, that Uber drivers have no employment relationship with the company because they are flexible in their schedules and are paid up to 80 percent of the amount paid by users, typifying a partnership relationship. The decision was unanimous.

A number of regional labor courts had tried cases involving a potential employment relationship between Subscribe to our Premium Membership Plan. Already Subscribed?