Addison Lee secretly filmed refusing courier job because he fought for workers’ rights

A manager at Addison Lee has been filmed refusing a courier a job because he took another firm to court over workers’ rights, in the latest controversy to hit the “gig economy”.

Andrew Boxer, 60, had already been offered a job at the taxi giant’s courier arm when staff discovered he had won a separate legal battle over paid holidays and minimum wage. The courier started recording the exchange at Addison Lee’s offices after being questioned over the case during his induction in November.

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