Uber Drivers Triumph in Employment Rights Test Case

Uber Drivers Triumph in Employment Rights Test Case Taxi app phenomenon Uber has suffered a serious blow to its business model after its claim that it works for its 30,000 London drivers, rather than the other way round, was dismissed as pure fiction by an Employment Tribunal (ET). The ruling means that Uber drivers have all the rights of ordinary employees. The test case was brought by a number of past and present Uber drivers whose lawyers successfully argued that they were entitled to the full gamut of protections afforded by the Employment Rights Act 1996, the Working Time Regulations 1998 and the National Minimum Wage Act 1998. Uber submitted…