Britain’s top court ruled Friday a group of Uber drivers should be reclassified from “self-employed” to company employees — entitled to minimum wage, holiday pay and other benefits. For now, the ruling only affects 25 Uber workers who sued the company in 2016. But labor rights advocates hailed the court’s decision as setting a precedent for other “gig economy” workers.
Uber Drivers in U.K. Win Legal Battle to Be Recognized as Company Employees
HeadlineFeb 22, 2021