Uber drivers are workers – but Deliveroo drivers are not

04.01.2018

In the latest gig economy cases, the EAT confirmed that Uber driver are workers, but the Central Arbitration Committee held that Deliveroo couriers are independent contractors. Please click here to see our article on the Uber decision, and here for the Deliveroo decision. Our earlier article on the Addison Lee decision is available here.
Uber’s application to the Supreme Court for permission to appeal the decision, ‘leapfrogging’ the Court of Appeal, has been refused. The appeal will be heard by the Court of Appeal during the course of next year.

Justin Costley

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