Uber drivers are workers, UK supreme court rules

Uber drivers are workers, UK supreme court rules

The Guardian

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Decision means drivers will be entitled to basic rights such as paid holidays, say lawyers

The UK supreme court has dismissed Uber’s appeal against a landmark employment tribunal ruling that its drivers should be classed as workers with access to the minimum wage and paid holidays.

Six justices handed down a unanimous decision backing the October 2016 employment tribunal ruling that could affect millions of workers in the gig economy.

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