From JD Supra:
Uber contended that it was merely an intermediary booking agent, simply facilitating the independent work of drivers; however, drivers have a sufficient degree of subordination to qualify as workers. Uber drivers’ hours of work were confirmed to have started when they log into the Uber app and were ready to accept requests for rides and accordingly, they must be paid for hours worked, regardless of the demand for rides. They now have associated worker rights including holiday pay, rest breaks, the national minimum wage and protection against unlawful discrimination.
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