Uber set to recognize UK union while keeping worker model

Uber Technologies Inc. plans to formally recognize a trade union in the UK that will give drivers increased powers to collectively bargain while also preserving the company’s worker model.

The ride-hailing giant is set to strike a deal that will allow Uber’s 70,000 drivers in the country to organize and collectively bargain under the GMB labor group, according to people familiar with the discussions. The deal, which could be announced as soon as Wednesday, will let drivers retain the ability

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