The full-time employ of ride-hailing drivers may be the next frontier of labour unrest in SA, a country all too familiar with tussles between workers and employers.

This week, a court in the US ruled that Uber should convert its network of drivers in California to full-time employees, with benefits. There’s no doubt that the ride-hailing giant will contest the ruling but it does open up a can of worms for a company notorious for its treatment of drivers...

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