How much compensation are Uber drivers entitled to?
You may have seen in the news recently that Uber drivers could receive compensation relating to holiday pay and receiving less than National Minimum Wage. But how much could you be entitled to? Here, Nigel Mackay, a partner in the employment team, explains.
What does the Uber Supreme Court case mean for drivers?
Since 2015 a group of drivers have been pursuing a legal challenge against Uber because they believe they are entitled to workers’ rights. After losing at both an Employment Tribunal, an Employment Appeal Tribunal and the Court of Appeal, Uber is still refusing to treat its drivers as workers.
Everything you need to know about the Uber Court Case
In October 2016 a group of Uber drivers brought claims against Uber for the company's failure to provide drivers with basic worker's rights. Uber claims its business model means its private hire drivers are not entitled to basic workers’ rights, such as holiday pay or the National Minimum Wage.
Leigh Day brings claim for Uber workers’ rights
Now more than ever we have seen how difficult it can be for gig economy workers. Uber drivers aren’t asking for the earth. Just the same rights other workers are entitled to. We think that’s a cause worth championing, and we’ll continue to do all we can to make sure they get the compensation they deserve.