I was hired by uber, november 2017. I fully disclosed my 7 year old felony conviction, and it also appeared in the background check via. checker.. I have been a full time driver for them, my earnings rank in the top 98% percentile for earnings with them, and I was recently commended for achieving 2500 rides for them. My rating is a 5 plus,
and have acquired many positive comments from riders.. I extended myself, 6 months ago, and purchased a new $45000 vehicle, also I've invested in other equipment to facilitate my duties as an independent contractor with them.. suddenly, on 20 september 2018, I've been informed that my partnership was terminated after an annual review, via background check through Checker, for the same, now 8 year old, felony, that I fully disclosed, and that also appeared on my originating background check upon my initial hire. I've had no prior record, nor have I accumulated any tickets or new charges, new arrests.. my record has not changed in any way whatsoever.. Is there any possible remedy to ajudicate my situation??
Unfortunately, there would not be any legal recourse based on the facts that you have stated here. The only way it could be considered possibly unlawful is if your termination (whether as an employee or independent contractor) was based on some sort of unlawful discrimination such as racial, gender, disability, national origin, sexual harassment. Since you state that it was because of a criminal background check, that would be considered a non-discriminatory reason for termination under the law whether it was fully disclosed at the time of hiring or not, (unless UBER signed some sort of contract that any disclosed criminal violations cannot be later used against you in terminating your employment which is not very likely).
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