Trans woman sues for gig economy discrimination in landmark case

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Trans woman sues for gig economy discrimination in landmark case

A transgender woman from Bermondsey, who worked as a van driver for a courier company, is bringing a discrimination claim against the firm, in what is thought to be the first LGBT rights case in the gig economy.

Hayley Stanley says she was bullied and harassed during her time collecting and delivering parcels for Gnewt Cargo.

The firm says she was classed as self-employed, and let go in January, after damaging a door.

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