Uber says the San Francisco case covers fewer than 15,000 of its California drivers, based on Chen’s specifications that eligible plaintiffs must have, among other things, stopped driving for Uber before June 2014 or opted out of the arbitration agreement. But it’s taking the potential threat to its $50 billion business model seriously, says Katherine Stone, an employment law professor at the University of California at Los Angeles. “Uber is coming hard and fast on this, which is appropriate because it has a lot at stake,” she says. Uber is hinging its case on U.S. Supreme Court decisions that have made it “very hard to get out of arbitration agreements anywhere.”
Taiwan slashed its 2015 forecast last month as growth slowed in its biggest market China and the local currency’s outperformance hurt competitiveness. The central bank already took a step toward easing in August, lowering the overnight rate for the first time in three years as local equities slid and China unexpectedly devalued its currency.
Speculation of a rate cut mounted as the island’s economic outlook deteriorated. In June, only two of 26 economists polled by Bloomberg expected a reduction in 2015, with three seeing a hike. Expectations for steady policy had helped make Taiwan’s dollar among the best performing emerging-market currencies this year as central banks from China to India all eased cash supply.
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