Uber’s gig economy drivers in UK band together for rights

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Uber and Lyft describe driving as a "side gig" – and for many drivers, it certainly starts that way. It did for Edan Alva, who started driving for Lyft eight years ago to help make ends meet.

Two parliamentary groups have called on the UK government to introduce a new law that would extend the rights of Uber, Deliveroo and other "gig economy" workers. A year ago, two Uber drivers won.

#UberAppeal: app argues its drivers aren’t ‘workers’ in latest gig economy legal battle. The controversial ride-hailing app is trying to overturn a judgment that would hand thousands of its drivers basic workers rights. Here’s what I learned live-tweeting on the morning of Day 1 of the appeal.

Uber is not part of the so-called "gig economy" and operates a similar business model to local taxi firms, an Employment Appeals Tribunal has heard. The cab app firm, which is appealing against a.

Uber lost its operating licence in London on 23 September. Here, employment law director at Peninsula, Alan Price, asks what implications there are for Uber drivers and other UK gig economy workers following several high-profile legal cases brought against the embattled ride sharing platform.

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The fight over rights and benefits for workers in the gig economy is heating up at the state capitol. speaker 2: 00:21 If.

Uber is seeking to overturn a landmark ruling ordering it to give drivers basic employee rights by claiming it is not part of the "gig economy" and the judges who found against it were.

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Until recently, gig economy giants such as Uber and Deliveroo did not have to worry about organised workers. That was almost by design: riders and drivers work alone, at strange hours, so the.

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