Uber’s gig economy drivers in UK band together for rights

 · Such a maneuver is even more vital because most Uber and Lyft drivers have agreed to binding arbitration, removing their ability to band together in.

There have been plenty of stories about the “exploitation” of gig workers by companies such as Uber and Deliveroo. Here in the UK, the Labour Party has announced that it would give gig economy workers.

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Former Uber drivers James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam took Uber. implications on the wider gig economy in the UK.. the tendency in that debate to lump Uber together with a variety of other.

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On 28 th October 2016, the employment tribunal delivered their decision in the Uber case where drivers sought to claim worker status (to obtain certain employment law rights). This case is the first big test of how the technology enabled ‘gig economy’ measures up to English employment laws.

Uber’s 80,000 British drivers are set to join a trade body representing the self-employed, as the debate intensifies over the status of workers in the gig economy.

Frances O’Grady: My feeling is that the government needs to get its act together. has worked as a driver for Addison Lee and Uber over the past eight years, and experienced the downside of life in.

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Uber drivers win UK legal battle for workers’ rights. fierce debate has broken out on both sides of the Atlantic about the "gig economy" and other new types of employment. Advocates say these ways of working give people more flexibility and opportunity; critics say they are creating an underclass of insecure workers.

The push comes more than two months after Uber. part of this gig economy," Lynch said. "So a lot of these passengers have the same sense of being ripped off." He declined to comment on how,