This interview previously aired on Peacock. Sam Seder discusses Uber with James Farrar.
Read more here: https://www.businessinsider.com/meet-uber-drivers-won-five-years-legal-fight-worker-rights-2021-2
"Five years after they took Uber to court, two ex-drivers on Friday won a legal battle against the ride-hailing firm.
Yaseen Aslam and James Farrar were part of a small group of drivers who brought the original case against Uber in 2015. Aslam and his colleague Farrar, president and general secretary of the App Drivers and Couriers Union (ADCU) respectively, claimed Uber was breaking UK employment law by failing to offer basic worker rights, such as holiday pay and national minimum wage. They won the case.
Uber disputed the claims, saying it acted like other traditional minicab firms and counted its drivers as self-employed contractors. At the time, this meant drivers had minimal protections, including no sick pay and Uber could avoid the costs of paying minimum wage. In 2017, Uber appealed the original ruling and lost."*
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