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Uber loses legal drivers must pass written English test, High Court rules

as mentioned in Audiologists Average hours typically worked a week: 37.77 Median earned income: $64,000 What they do: Assess and treat people with hearing and related disorders.
Dentists Average hours typically worked a week: 37.83 Median earned income: $130,000 What they do: Examine, diagnose, and treat diseases, injuries, and malformations of teeth and gums.
Uber launched legal action in August after TfL announced that private-hire drivers should have to prove their ability to communicate in English.
Speech-language pathologists Average hours typically worked a week: 36.17 Median earned income: $54,000 What they do: Assess and treat persons with speech, language, voice, and fluency disorders.
The controversial package from the transport body includes a requirement that drivers undertake tests in reading and writing basic English.

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Uber loses legal challenge against English tests for London drivers

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Uber loses legal challenge against English tests for London drivers

“Transport for London’s own estimates show that their plans will put more than 33,000 existing private hire drivers out of business.
“The court also recognised the need for passengers to be able to contact the private hire company they’re using should an emergency arise.
And the obvious fear here for Uber is that its London business will lose a lot of drivers as a result.
Drivers can also prove proficiency to this level by showing relevant qualification documentation they already possess, such as a GCSE in English at any level.
The ride-hailing giant has lost a court battle against London’s transport regulators which have been seeking to raise the level of English spoken by private hire vehicles on safety grounds.

according to Uber drivers in London face having to take a written English language test, after the ride-hailing company lost a court battle Friday.
The U.K. High Court decided Uber Technologies Inc. is subject to new rules being introduced by Transport for London, according to media reports.
Uber has said it will appeal the court decision, the Financial Times reported.
The presiding justice acknowledged 40,000 drivers could miss out on a license to operate as a result.
Transport for London brought in the rules after facing complaints from the black-cab industry.

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