Deliveroo claims victory in self-employment case

Deliveroo claims victory in self-employment case
 

Deliveroo riders have been ruled self-employed by labour law body the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC).
The test case was brought against the delivery company by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) .
The IWGB said riders were "workers" and should have rights such as the minimum wage or paid holidays.
But the CAC ruled they were self-employed because of their freedom to "substitute" - allowing other riders to take their place on a job.
The case follows a number of claims brought by workers in the "gig" economy demanding rights such as... read more

 
14 November 2017 in Business, Views: 49
Source: BBC
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