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London: Hundreds of Uber drivers rally to protest the company’s failure to protect workers from the cost of living crisis

On Wednesday, about 400 Uber drivers attended a protest and rally outside of the company’s London offices in Aldgate. The protest was part of a 24-hour national strike for Uber drivers organised by The App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU) that took place all day yesterday. Uber drivers are facing an unprecedented cost of living

High Court rules Uber business model unlawful

In a landmark victory for the App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU), the High Court Administrative Court has today refused Uber’s application to declare its controversial gig-economy business model lawful. Uber, despite the Supreme Court worker rights ruling, sought a declaration from the High Court that it is lawful for Uber’s drivers to continue to

Drivers and couriers vow to escalate after protest at Uber HQ over unfair sacking of 200 key workers

Following the unfair dismissal of over 200 drivers and couriers by app-based operators this year, the Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) brought together workers from its United Private Hire Drivers and the Couriers and Logistics Branches to protest on Monday outside Uber HQ at Aldgate Tower in London. A motorcade of cars, bicycles

App Drivers & Couriers Union launches legal action against Bolt for worker rights in wake of strike and protest action

In what has been the biggest gig economy worker protest action since the pandemic, yesterday hundreds of private hire drivers assembled at Bolt’s West London offices to demand their worker rights. The workers, organised by the App Drivers & Couriers Union (ADCU) are demanding that Bolt also respect the Supreme Court ruling against Uber which