Uber B.V. and Others v Mr Y Aslam and Others Posted In: Case Law
Legal BodyEmployment Appeal Tribunal (UKEAT)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Working Time and Leave, Pay and Conditions of Employment
The claimants, current and former drivers of the ride-hailing app, Uber, brought various claims in the Employment Tribunal which required them to be “workers” for the purposes of the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Working Time Regulations 1998 and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998. The Tribunal ruled James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam were workers for the purposes of the legislation, meaning they were entitled to holiday pay, sick pay and the national living wage, among other protections.
Uber appealed the decision arguing the Tribunal had erred in law, made a number of inconsistent and perverse
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