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Uber to take driver battle to UK SC; plans appeal in workers' rights case

The case started last year after two Uber drivers argued they were entitled to benefits like holiday pay and paid rest breaks

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Uber will adopt a policy of one share, one vote and has also set a deadline for the closely held company to go public in the next two years	photo: reuters

The ride-hailing firm Uber plans to appeal to Britain's Supreme after losing an important case on the rights of its drivers. Britain's Employment Appeal Tribunal ruled earlier this month that are "workers" rather than being self- employed, entitling them to benefits such as holiday pay. ALSO READ: European Union regulators to discuss Uber hack next week Uber said in a statement today that it is requesting permission to appeal directly to the Supreme so the case can be resolved quickly. The case started last year after two argued they were entitled to benefits like holiday pay and paid rest breaks. ALSO READ: Uber disclosed hack to SoftBank before going public The rapidly expanding US-based company has tens of thousands of drivers in

First Published: Sat, November 25 2017. 11:32 IST
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