Analysis: Domino’s Pizza drivers can add their names to seminal employment law cases

The Supreme Court’s decision over status of contractors will have wide-ranging implications for the gig economy

The Supreme Court rules that Domino’s drivers should be classed as employees

Last month, the Supreme Court delivered its highly anticipated judgment on the case taken by the Revenue Commissioners against Karshan (Midlands) Ltd, which trades as Domino’s Pizza.

The case concerned a dispute over the employment status of delivery drivers working for Karshan and generated significant attention over the last number of years due to the potential consequences for those working in the “gig economy”.

Prior to this, the seminal Irish cases on employment law involved ...