Taxi app phenomenon Uber has suffered a serious blow to its business model after its claim that it works for its 30,000 London drivers, rather than the other way round, was dismissed as pure fiction by an Employment Tribunal (ET). The ruling means that Uber drivers have all the rights of ordinary workers.
What happens if one of the parties to a settlement in an employment dispute does not have the capacity to reach such an agreement? That quandary was considered by the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) in a case that broke new legal ground.
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