Uber ruling has ‘huge’ impact on gig economy

Gig economy worker employment rights have once again hit the headlines as taxi-hailing app firm Uber loses an appeal surrounding its drivers.

A ruling late last week saw Uber lose an appeal against an earlier ruling that its drivers should be treated as workers rather than self-employed.

The BBC reports last year a tribunal ruled drivers James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam were Uber staff and entitled to holiday pay, paid rest breaks...

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