Labour & European Law Review
17 January 2018
A bill eliminating zero-hours contracts and providing greater protection for workers in precarious work is due to have its second reading in parliament tomorrow.
When deciding whether drivers were workers in Uber BV v Aslam and ors, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) held that, although the relationship between the parties was presented in the written documentation as being one of agency, the tribunal was right to focus on what happened in reality between them.
The working time directive states that every worker is entitled to an uninterrupted rest period of 24 hours plus 11 hours’ daily rest, per each seven-day period.