Independent Workers Union of Great Britain v Central Arbitration Committee & Roofoods Ltd t/a Deliveroo Posted In: Case Law
Decision NumberEWCA Civ 952
Legal BodyEngland and Wales Court of Appeal (EWCA)
Type of Claim / JurisdictionCollective and Trade Union Issues, A-Typical Working
Independent Workers Union of Great Britain v Central Arbitration Committee & Roofoods Ltd t/a Deliveroo
This case concerned delivery drivers for Deliveroo who worked under ‘supplier agreements’ which were non-negotiable. In that agreement they are defined as ‘independent contractors’ and that there is no obligation upon Deliveroo to provide work nor is there an obligation on the rider to accept jobs. The riders are also able to substitute their work regardless of whether the substitute is also under the supplier agreement.
The IWGB applied for a group of Deliveroo riders to be recognised for collective bargaining purposes. This was rejected by the Committee on the basis that they were
Already a subscriber?
Click here to login and access the full article.Log in now to read the full article
Don't miss out, start your free trial today!
Are you fully aware of the benefits of Legal-Island's Employment Law Update Service? We help hundreds of people like you understand how the latest changes in employment law impact on your business.
Help understand the ramifications of each important case from NI, GB and Europe
24/7 access to all the content in the Legal Island Vault for research case law and HR issues
Ensure your organisation’s policies and procedures are fully compliant with NI law
Receive free preliminary advice on workplace issues from the employment team at Worthingtons Solicitors
More on Collective and Trade Unions
- Mercer v Alternative Future Group Ltd 
- Striking the Right Balance - The Impact of Strikes on Employment Contracts
- National Union of Professional Foster Carers v The Certification Officer 
- R (On the Application of the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain) v Secretary of State for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy 
- Walsh v Chief Constable of the PSNI & Murphy 
The information in this article is provided as part of Legal-Island's Employment Law Hub. We regret we are not able to respond to requests for specific legal or HR queries and recommend that professional advice is obtained before relying on information supplied anywhere within this article.