Aslam v Uber and a few implications for Uber’s entry into Trinidad

A first-instance Court in the United Kingdom ruled in October 2016 that the relationship between ride-sharing app, Uber and its drivers was that of an employer and employee. Uber unsuccessfully contended that its drivers were merely independent contractors. The case –  Aslam v Uber BV [2017] IRLR 4 – naturally sent ripples throughout the gig-economy, given the wider […]