Gig Economy Workers To Become Employees By Default

New EU rules mean that platform economy workers will be presumed to be employees of the digital platform that engages them.  This in turn will require apps and platforms to ensure that their workers receive minimum wage, paid holidays and pension rights.  Most of their workers are currently engaged as self-employed, and therefore with no […]

European Commission Consults on the Rights of Gig Economy Workers

The European commission has started a consultation on the rights of gig economy workers who obtain work through online platforms.  The first stage will consider the need for possible EU action to improve the work conditions of platform work, and the second stage will see concrete proposals formulated and potential legislation introduced.  The key issues […]