Uber Lost Court Case In UK
Uber Files Landmark Ruling Appeal
Uber has lost its appeal against a landmark ruling ordering it to treat its drivers as workers, paying them minimum wage and affording them rights including sickness and holiday pay.
Uber just recently cut their Uber Car Leasing Exchange Program back in October, which allowed an Uber Driver that is employed with their company to lease a car through them. Since then, nearly 20,000 drivers have participated in the program and collectively taken home over $200 million dollars driving with Uber, according to Uber. Now this? Will United States Uber Self-Employed Contractors now follow suit? Uber already offers Stride health Insurance.
Mr Farrar, who has since stopped working for Uber because he could not earn enough money, said they would “fight to the end” if the firm is granted permission to launch a second appeal.
“It’s not about me and Yaseen, it’s not about all our co-claimants, all Uber drivers – it’s about workers everywhere,” he told The Independent.
Judge Jennifer Eady QC threw out Uber’s arguments against a previous tribunal’s findings that its drivers must be classed as workers and READ MORE
February 20, 2020