A claim that drivers at taxi giant Addison Lee are workers, not self-employed, has been upheld by the Employment Appeal Tribunal, in a "huge win" for workers' rights.
The GMB said courts had agreed "once again" that the firm's drivers are legally entitled to rights such as the national minimum wage and holiday pay.
The union welcomed an EAT decision upholding a finding by an Employment Tribunal last year on behalf of Addison Lee drivers.
The decision will affect thousands of Addison Lee drivers and follows similar "ground-breaking" rulings involving taxi hailing firm Uber and delivery company Hermes, said the GMB.
Liana Wood, solicitor at Leigh Day who represented the drivers on behalf of the GMB, added: