Denmark - Trade unions critical about government in Uber-case - November 30, 2016

Trade union confederation LO expressed deep disappointment towards the government policy in the Uber-case. LO observes that the responsible ministry of justice does not act to stop the illegal driving in several cities. This policy is in stark contrast with the opinion of the average LO-worker, according to a survey, which shows that Uber should be banned on the basis of the judgement this summer which convicted six Uber-drivers for illegal taxicab-driving. LO has, from the outset, called for a taskforce to be appointed with the participation of the Police, the Tax and Customs Administration (SKAT) and other relevant authorities, who would be able to efficiently put a stop to the illegal taxi driving.

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