Addison Lee Ltd v Lange [2021]

Posted In: Case Law
  • Decision Number
    EWCA Civ 594
  • Legal Body
    England and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
  • Type of Claim / Jurisdiction
    Contracts of Employment, A-Typical Working, Pay
Issues covered: Employment Status; Drivers

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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This article is correct at 26/04/2021

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