Friday October 28, 2016

Employment Tribunal Rules That Uber Drivers Are Employees

Uber better hurry the hell up with its autonomous self-driving fleet of cars before they end up having to treat all their drivers as employees instead of independent contractors.

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The case concerned two individual Uber drivers, but the general union GMB actually brought the case to the tribunal. "This is a monumental victory that will have a hugely positive impact on driversآ… and for thousands more in other industries where bogus self-employment is rife," the union’s legal director said in a statement.