GMB is to launch legal action against Amazon and three businesses that deliver for it, accusing them of bogus self-employment. The union, which took Hermes to court last month for its treatment of self-employed drivers, claimed that drivers at Prospect Commercials, Box Group and Lloyd Link Logistics were being denied basic rights and and working flexibility because they are wrongfully labelled as self-employed. Legal action is being brought against Amazon as well because it dictated the drivers’ shifts at the […]
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