IWGB and Uber drivers suing UK government over its failure to protect millions of precarious workers

  • Government income support schemes discriminate against limb (b) workers, including those in the “gig economy”, by providing them with less protection than employees
  • Statutory sick pay (SSP) arrangements discriminate against BAME workers, women and workers in the so-called “gig economy”
  • The arrangements risk driving millions of workers into deeper poverty and pose a major threat to public health