The GMB Union are flying the flag for Uber drivers today, as they bring a case against the cab hire service in the London Tribunal, arguing that drivers can be considered ‘workers’ rather than ‘self-employed’ as Uber maintains.
If the case succeeds Uber Drivers can look forward to receiving employment rights such as:
Ensuring that pay meets current national minimum wage levels
Protection against unlawful deductions from wages
Conditions in line with the Working Time Regulations [...]