O’Eachtiarna and others v City Sprint (UK) Ltd ET 2301176/2018
ET rules that cycle couriers are workers
In this case, cycle couriers for City Sprint claimed they were workers and had not been paid the holiday pay to which they were entitled under the Working Time Regulations 1998.
Regulation 2 of the 1998 Regulations provides as follows:
‘“worker” means an individual who has entered into or works under (or, where the employment has ceased, worked under) -
(a) a contract of employment; or