Assignment 2 Gig Econony Uber.docx - Running head THE GIG ECONOMY 1 Evaluation of Ubers legal exposure for the conduct of its drivers Krishna K Geda LEG

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Running head: THE GIG ECONOMY1Evaluation of Uber’s legal exposure for the conduct of its driversKrishna K. GedaLEG 500 Law Ethics and Corporate GovernanceMarch 5th2018Prof. Michael S. Rubin
THE GIG ECONOMY2Evaluation of Uber’s legal exposure for the conduct of its driversTo: Investment FirmFrom: Krishna K Geda,Date: March 05th2018Subject: Evaluation of Uber’s legal exposure to the behavior of its driversThe purpose of this document is to discuss the legal exposure of the Uber due to their driver’s behavior. An Investment Firm is questioning Uber’s liability as a part of Gig Economy for their worker’s conduct. Uber Technologies Inc. is a peer-to-peer ridesharing, food delivery and international transportation network company headquartered in San Francisco, California with operation in 632 cities worldwide. Uber is a technology platform. Our smartphone apps connect driver-partners and rides. In cities where Uber operates, rider place a request from his apps and nearby driver-partner accepts the offer, rider app displays an estimated time of arrival for the driver-partner heading to your pickup location. Rider app notifies when the driver-partner is about to arrive. Rider pays to the drivers by a card or cash, and Uber will pay the driver-partner their share. Driver-partner can user their or rented a car to drive with Uber. Uber offers several services Uber Pool, Uber X, Uber Taxi, Uber XL, Uber Black, Uber SUV, Uber LUX Uber POP, Uber Green, Uber Berline, Uber Van, Uber Exec and Uber Wav. The Main Principles of AgencyAgency is a consensual relationship both sides agree to it and also a fiduciary relationshipwith duties and responsibilities on both sides (i.e., principal and agent). Agents are those who do a task on behalf of the principal. The agent represents the principal in such a way that if the agentnegotiates a contract the principle but not the agent, is bound by and a party to the agreement. Statutory law does not govern agency relationships; instead, governed by common law. The
THE GIG ECONOMY3common law of agency that the majority of the states follow is found in a compilation called the Restatement of Agency, which is supported by many courts in deciding cases that involve agency law disputes. Express Authority, Implied Authority, and Apparent Authority are Agency relationships. Principle and agent have a fiduciary relationship, which is characterized by loyalty,trust, care, and obedience[Mar16].

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