Deliveroo driver self-employed has been dominated by the labour law of the body, the Central Arbitration Committee (CAC).
The test case was brought against the company by the Independent Workers Union of Great Britain (IWGB) .
The IWGB, said the ruling showed a majority of Deliveroo drivers and the rights of workers and the recognition of the trade-Union wanted.
But the CAC found, were you self-employed, since their freedom, to “spare” – that drivers will take place on a job.
The case follows a series of complaints from workers in the “gig” economy, demand rights such as holiday pay, the minimum wage and pensions contributions.
Driver at Uber won a victory a week ago at the company lost to grant an appeal to the Employment Appeal Tribunal against a previous decision, the rights of workers.The rights of workers
IWGB brought the case after it had asked to recognize Deliveroo it as a union to represent the drivers in Camden and Kentish Town and the collective to begin negotiations on the rights of the workers.
Deliveroo refused and the case was taken to the CAC.
The company explained that its turquoise-and-gray-clad “Roomen” and “Roowomen” wanted to keep the flexibility of self-employment.
But the IWGB, said the ruling showed that Deliveroo drivers were satisfied with their current terms and conditions and wanted money, the rights of workers, including holidays and the minimum wage.
IWGB General Secretary, Dr. Jason Moyer-Lee, said: “It seems that after a series of defeats, finally a so-called gig economy-a company has found a way to game the system.”
“On the basis of a new Treaty Deliveroo army of lawyers introduced only a few weeks before the court hearing, the CAC decided, because a driver do for a friend, a delivery for you, Deliveroo low-paid workers are not entitled to basic protection.”
Crowley Woodford, employment partner of law firm Ashurst, said: “This will be a serious blow to the unions trying to expand their membership in the gig economy, by challenging the basis on which such employer is involved and their work.”
A decision of the CAC can be appealed in the High Court on a law.Flexibility
Dan Warn, Director of Deliveroo in the UK and Ireland, said: “This is a victory for all the riders who told continuously that the flexibility is there, what do you appreciate most about working with Deliveroo.
“We have stated time and again that our drivers value the flexibility of self-employment. The drivers enjoy it, be your own boss – you have the choice to decide when and where you work, and riding with other transport companies at the same time.”
Deliveroo said, it was the urge to change the labour law, so it might pay to offer self-employed driver injury and sickness.