- Uber drivers are workers confirms the EAT (Uber v Aslam, Farrar and ors)
- Original news
- What is the impact of this judgment?
- What is the relevant background law?
- What are the facts?
- What did the employment tribunal decide?
- What did the EAT decide?
- Case details
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.
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