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Uber granted right to appeal last year’s ruling

Employment Status | HR Solutions

Cab firm Uber has been given permission to appeal a ruling made in 2016, that its drivers have worker status. The Employment Appeal Tribunal will determine whether the Uber drivers are ‘workers’, and therefore entitled to receive the National Minimum Wage and holiday pay. Background to the Uber case Two drivers originally brought the case […]

CitySprint face legal challenge from its couriers

City Sprint | HR Solutions

The so-called “gig economy” is again under the spotlight as delivery firm CitySprint becomes the latest company to face a legal challenge over the employment status of its couriers. Maggie Dewhurst, a CitySprint cycle courier is challenging CitySprint’s claims that she is an ‘independent contractor’. At the employment tribunal, she told how a controller tells […]

Cab hire firm faces court battle over drivers’ employment status

BHS | HR Solutions

The cab hire company Uber, is facing a legal challenge by some of its drivers who are claiming that they should have worker employment status and dispute Uber’s claims that they are in fact self-employed. The drivers are also accusing the company of acting illegally by not providing holiday and sick pay and does not […]

Uber drivers win landmark employment tribunal

Uber Drivers | HR Solutions

Two Uber drivers working for the taxi app firm Uber have been successful in their battle to be classified as workers rather than self-employed. The Uber drivers claimed that they are employees and that the company has been acting unlawfully by not allowing them to have sick leave, breaks and holiday pay or paying them the […]

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