Uber v Aslam & others Posted In: Case Law
Case ReferenceEWCA Civ 2748
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, Working Time and Leave, A-Typical Working, Pay and Conditions of Employment
The Court of Appeal has ruled by majority that Uber drivers are workers and not self-employed.
The proceedings which gave rise to the appeals were brought by Uber drivers against companies in the Uber group claiming holiday pay under the Working Time Regulations 1998 and under-payments of “wages” by reference to the National Minimum Wage Regulations 1999. One of the claimants also claimed that he has been subjected to a detriment for being a whistleblower contrary to Part V of the Employment Rights Act 1996 in GB. The appeal was concerned only with Uber drivers in London but, as with many gig
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