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The Uber logo outside the company's newly opened offices in Phoenix, Ariz. The ride-sharing app continues to meet resistence from regulators as it seeks to expand. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)

(Bloomberg) — California’s labor commissioner said an Uber Technologies Inc. driver must be considered an employee of the app-based ride service, which has been meeting resistance from regulators and cabbies as it seeks to expand worldwide.

The decision, which was filed in San Francisco state court Tuesday, is the latest threat to Uber’s business model, which treats drivers as contractors rather than employees.

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