If you currently drive for Uber, or have done in the last ten weeks, you may be eligible to make a claim for compensation.
UPHD has negotiated a deal with major legal firm Leigh Day to represent our members on a “no win, no fee” basis, with only 20% commission + VAT (total of 24%).
The Supreme Court ruled on 19 February 2021 that Uber drivers are workers, rather than self-employed contractors. As a worker you have certain legal protections and benefits, such as the right to paid holiday and the right to receive the National Minimum Wage as a floor when you are at work.
Following this ruling, drivers can now claim compensation at the Employment Tribunal for Uber’s failure to pay drivers holiday pay and the National Minimum Wage.
If awarded, this compensation could be worth up to thousands of pounds for each driver - depending on various factors.
Making a claim only takes a few minutes to get started. You do not need to provide any documents at this stage. To find out if you are eligible to join the claim, just fill in the form below. Please make sure that the information you provide us with is accurate, so we can reliably assess your eligibility for a claim.
Once we have assessed your eligibility to make a claim, we will get in touch with you to let you know if we can proceed.
If you are eligible to make a claim, we will then need you to provide more details and relevant documents such as tax returns. We will also need you to collaborate and communicate with us on a regular basis to ensure the claim can go forward effectively and smoothly as it proceeds to the Employment Tribunal.
At this early stage, it is not possible for us to give a prediction of how long your claim will take to be concluded to a satisfactory outcome. This will depend on any complexities arising within the claim.
The IWGB’s United Private Hire Drivers branch (UPHD) is the biggest union for drivers in the UK. Whether or not you want to make a claim, you should become a union member today.
As a UPHD member you will have our support if you face problems such as licensing issues, unfair deactivations and unpaid fares. You will also be part of an active, grassroots union led by drivers, which is campaigning for better working lives and for justice, dignity and respect for all drivers.
As well as campaigning for better rights at Uber and other operators, we are currently fighting to end unfair deactivations, for better driver safety, and for an end to the congestion charge in London. You can find out more about our campaigns and can join the union