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2021/24 Supreme Court confirms that Uber drivers are ‘workers’ (UK)

Keywords Employment Status, Working Time
Authors Colin Leckey
Author's information

Colin Leckey
Colin Leckey is a partner at Lewis Silkin LLP.
  • Abstract

      The Supreme Court (SC) has unanimously decided that drivers engaged by Uber are workers rather than independent contractors. It also decided that drivers are working when they are signed in to the Uber app and ready to work.

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