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Court Of Appeal Rules That Uber Drivers Are Workers

Uber has failed in its appeal to the Court of Appeal, with the Court ruling that Uber drivers are workers. Background To The Uber Appeal The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) handed down its judgment in Uber BV and others v Aslam and others (2017) on the 10th November 2017, in which it upheld the decision […]

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The Uber Appeal Is To Be Heard On The 30th October 2018

The Uber appeal against an Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) ruling that its drivers were workers will be heard by the Court of Appeal on the 30th October 2018. In the meantime, the Work and Pensions Committee, chaired by MP Frank Field, has launched an inquiry into why a number of firms have still not recognised […]

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Uber Appeal To Supreme Court

Following the defeat of the Uber appeal in the EAT, Uber is now seeking permission to bypass the Court of Appeal in order to take its appeal directly to the Supreme Court. The Uber Appeal On the 10th November 2017, the EAT handed down its judgment in Uber BV and others v Aslam and others […]

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Uber Lose Appeal, As EAT Rules Its Drivers Are Workers

Uber has lost its appeal, as the EAT rule that Uber drivers are workers in a decision that was handed down on Friday 10th November 2017. Although Uber plan to appeal the decision, the ruling will have major ramifications for the gig economy. Aslam and others v Uber BV and others (2016) At first instance, […]

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Addison Lee Courier Held To Be Worker In ‘Gig Economy’ Case

A courier working for taxi company, Addison Lee, has been held by the Central London Employment Tribunal to be a worker, and not a self-employed independent contractor, in the latest ‘gig economy’ case on the issue of employment status. Gig Economy: The Addison Lee Ruling Employment judge, Joanna Wade, held at the Central London Employment […]