Jeff Ruzal Quoted in “Uber Driver Fight Helps to Shape Sharing Economy”

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report

Jeffrey H. Ruzal, a Senior Counsel in the Employment, Labor & Workforce Management practice, in the firm’s New York office, was quoted in the Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report, in “Uber Driver Fight Helps to Shape Sharing Economy,” by Alexis Kramer. (Read the full version – subscription required.)

Following is an excerpt:

A change in worker status could have a “significant impact on growth” for Uber and other sharing economy companies, said Jeffrey H. Ruzal, an employment, labor and workforce management attorney at Epstein Becker & Green PC in New York.

“Any sort of finding suggestive of employment status may stifle the market to some degree,” Ruzal said. “Thus, employers will have to be careful as to how they operate their business.”