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GMB Uber claim: Summary from Our Legal Director

Posted: 3rd November 2016

Uber claim: Summary

What did the employment tribunal decide?

The employment tribunal ruled on Friday 28 October 2016 that the 19 Uber drivers who brought a claim against Uber are workers and that Uber is wrong to label them as self-employed.

What are workers entitled to?

National minimum wage: All workers are entitled to…

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Operators and Drivers the Uber Tribunal Ruling

Posted: 31st October 2016

Many of you will have become aware of the ruling reached in the tribunal brought against Uber.

We would advise Private Hire Operators that this case was specific to Ubers mode of operation and its very specific operating system.

As an operator should you be offering a similar or identical system and contract this will…

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GMB V Uber

Posted: 28th October 2016

Today the 28th October 2016 our Employment Tribunal case which started in July ended today in Victory to the GMB and the winning of workers rights.

Uber Drivers will potentially gain National Mininum Wage,Holiday Pay and other rights.

This outcome will be a positive win for all deprived so called self employed workers involved in…

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Details of TFL English Language Requirements

Posted: 17th October 2016

We have set down below the TFL Notice on English Language tests.

All drivers who have not applied for licences prior to the 14th of October will be expected to prove their proficiency.

Existing drivers will have to prove proficiency upon renewal.

We are seeking clarification how this will affect those who cannot locate exam…

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Clive Efford MP for Eltham on Uber

Posted: 27th September 2016

I was a London Taxi Driver for 11 years and through my trade union activity I represented the trade on the London Taxi Board which brought together trade unions, fleet owners, cab manufacturers and radio circuits.

The knowledge about the industry of the people who sat on that board was astonishing and were they all…

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