Addison Lee Ltd v Lange Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 594
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionContracts of Employment, A-Typical Working, Pay
The claimant was a driver for the respondent company and had argued that he should be able to receive worker status and the benefits that would flow from such classification. The claimant was successful at both the Employment Tribunal and the EAT. The respondent appealed this decision to the Court of Appeal. The Tribunal had found that the drivers were workers and that there was an overarching contract between the driver and the company. This worked to the extent that each time the driver logged into the internal driver portal system they were undertaking to accept driving jobs offered. That meant they were entitled to be paid the national
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