An employment tribunal in london decided this Friday that drivers who work with Uber are the company’s employees and non-employees for their own account.
which means that such right to payment clearances, low, the national minimum wage and that the company will have to also contribute to Social Security.
The case is concerning the only two drivers, but it opens up an important precedent in a country where more than 40 thousand drivers are to collaborate with the Uber.
The union GMB has qualified the decision as a "monumental victory".
Uber has already declared that will appeal.