Uber Loses Appeal In UK Over Drivers' Employment Rights
Friday, 10 November 2017 Uber has failed to overturn a UK employment tribunal ruling that orders the ride-sharing company to treat its drivers as formal workers and not self-employed contractors. An employment tribunal in October found that two drivers working for Uber - Yaseen Aslam and James Farrar - were entitled to receive the minimum wage and holiday pay, among other basic worker rights.
Ride-hailing app Uber has lost its appeal against a landmark ruling ordering it to treat its drivers as employees. The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) on Friday (October 10) rejected Uber’s argument that it is merely an agent that connects drivers and passengers, upholding an earlier ruling that...
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