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This state just ruled Uber drivers qualify as employees -- here's what that could mean for the company's future

The subject surrounding benefits and regulations around drivers for popular transportation services and ride-sharing apps is one that's controversial and often debated. This is largely due to the fact that drivers for these companies are independent contractors, which means that they are ineligible for benefits that full-time salaried workers are entitled to. SEE ALSO: Your Uber driver makes a whole lot less than you're being led to believe Uber is often at the forefront of this discussion, as it's the largest and most highly valued companies in its category – It's estimated value is a soaring $66B.
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