IWGB v RooFoods: Status, Rights and Substitution

Hitesh Dhorajiwala, with Joe Atkinson, authored "IWGB v RooFoods: Status, Rights and Substitution" for the Industrial Law Journal. 

"The employment status of those working in the ‘gig economy’ is one of the most pressing questions facing employment lawyers at present. The trend in many recent decisions has been to find that people undertaking gig work have ‘worker’ status, and are therefore entitled to individual rights such as holiday pay, and the protection of working time regulations.1 This note examines Independent Workers’ Union of Great Britain (IWGB) v RooFoods (‘Deliveroo’), which bucks this general pattern, both in its outcome and because it concerns access to collective labour rights in the gig economy."

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