The decision follows a long running legal battle with Uber Technologies Inc. The first ruling was by the Central Employment Tribunal in 2016, followed by the Employment Appeal Tribunal in 2017 and the Court of Appeal in London
The UK Supreme Court upheld multiple lower court rulings that held that Uber drivers are workers and not “self-employed” as the ride-hailing corporate argued
During the pandemic, Amazon emerged as the first trillion-dollar corporation ever while its CEO Jeff Bezos became the first person to amass over USD 200 billion. Meanwhile, its workers across the world have complained of denial of rights
Unions say the company is threatening its workers to sign a new contract that would introduce unpaid breaks and force people to work on weekends and bank holidays.
The workers of the Drax power plant in Yorkshire rejected a 2.8% wage offered by the company terming it as inadequate. They will conduct a series of six 48-hour strikes