Uber Says Supreme Court Battle Was 'Test Case' For Industry

By Martin Croucher (June 15, 2022, 3:24 PM BST) -- Uber said Wednesday that it was a "test case" for the gig economy sector in setting up a pension scheme for its self-employed workers, as it called on rival companies to take similar steps following a U.K. Supreme Court ruling last year.

The rideshare and food delivery company said that the court ruling in February 2021 had wider implications for gig economy companies operating in the taxi and private hire sector.

The company has been forced to set up a pension scheme as well as introduce holiday and sick pay, after the U.K. Supreme Court ruled that its 80,000 drivers were...

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