UK: Employment appeal tribunal confirms Addison Lee drivers entitled to minimum wage & holiday pay

Author: Leigh Day (UK), Published on: 15 November 2018

"Employment Appeal Tribunal rejects Addison Lee appeal against ruling on workers' rights", 14 Nov 2018

The EAT confirmed the Employment Tribunal’s decision that the true nature of the relationship is that Addison Lee drivers work for Addison Lee.  The ruling will affect thousands of Addison Lee drivers...[T]he EAT upheld the Employment Tribunal’s September 2017 decision that three Addison Lee drivers were entitled to receive the National Minimum Wage and holiday pay.  The EAT confirmed that the ‘unrealistic terms and conditions’ that drivers had to sign did not reflect what was actually agreed...
 
...The claims brought by GMB trade union...were heard in the London Central Employment Tribunal in July 2017.  Since then, over 40 GMB member drivers have joined the group claim against Addison Lee...

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