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Uber drivers are workers confirms the EAT (Uber v Aslam, Farrar and ors)

Published on: 10 November 2017
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Uber drivers are workers confirms the EAT (Uber v Aslam, Farrar and ors)
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Article summary

Employment analysis: The Central London Employment Tribunal did not err in finding that the claimant Uber drivers were workers for various statutory purposes, according to the EAT in dismissing an appeal by Uber. The EAT held that the tribunal had been entitled to find that the drivers had been working for Uber as part of its business rather than there being an agency relationship. It also held that the regulatory requirements were part of the factual matrix and not legally irrelevant to the contractual relationship. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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