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Courier wins holiday pay in key tribunal ruling on gig economy.
Judge decries contract and rules CitySprint must award holiday pay to cycle courier wrongly classed as self-employed.
A cycle courier working for the delivery firm CitySprint has won the right to paid holidays and minimum pay in a key ruling on the gig economy .
The central London employment tribunal ruled that CitySprint had unlawfully failed to award holiday pay to Mags Dewhurst and had wrongly classed her as a self-employed freelancer. CitySprint, which has 3,500 self-employed couriers in the UK, could now face further claims.