Uber's London ban provokes landmark employment lawsuit

Uber's London ban provokes landmark employment lawsuit

Ride hailing app Uber has been stripped of its operating license in London. The city’s transport authority (TfL) announced that the firm was barred from working within the city, due to concerns over “public safety and security implications”, concluding that the app is not “fit and proper”.

Now that Uber’s London license has been revoked, this week the firm will begin its appeal in landmark UK employment case over whether its drivers should be classified as workers or self-employed.

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