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Five things we learnt in employment law this week (16 November...

1. The Employment Appeal Tribunal has upheld the decision that Addison Lee drivers are workers. 2. In an equal pay claim, a worker remains in...

EAT confirms Addison Lee drivers are entitled to workers’ rights

Taxi drivers with Addison Lee are legally entitled to the national minimum wage and holiday pay rights, confirms the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT). The EAT...

Supreme Court unanimously rules against Pimlico Plumbers Ltd

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed the appeal by Pimlico Plumbers in its landmark gig economy case. The highest court in the land decided that...

Whistleblowing couriers launch legal claim against Amazon

Whistleblowing delivery drivers are taking legal action against Amazon on the charge of bogus self-employment. The latest gig-economy case involves claimants who all worked as...

Five things we learnt in employment law this week (25 May...

The EAT has held that a tribunal was correct in upholding a dismissal for multiple separate issues, none of which alone constituted gross...

Five things we learnt in Employment Law this week (9 February...

The High Court has ordered that a former employee must surrender his passport pending his compliance with an order to deliver up confidential information...

Government’s Good Work plan does not address employment status

The government has finally responded to the Taylor Review. It has released its Good Work plan and says that ‘millions of workers will receive...

Uber introduces mandatory six-hour breaks for drivers.

Uber is introducing mandatory breaks for its drivers. The taxi hailing firm will lock drivers out of the app, meaning they are unable to...

ECJ rules that Uber is officially a transport firm

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has ruled that Uber is a transport company, and not a digital service. The decision, which could have...

Five things we learnt in Employment Law this week (8 December)

Uber’s application to “leapfrog” an appeal to the Supreme Court has been refused. 2. The European Court of Justice has held that the UK...

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