Report: Platform Workers Winning Rights in Courts, Parliaments

January 17, 2023 00:04:27
Report: Platform Workers Winning Rights in Courts, Parliaments
Solidarity Center
Report: Platform Workers Winning Rights in Courts, Parliaments

Jan 17 2023 | 00:04:27

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Show Notes

  Workers on digital platforms who are pursuing their rights at work through courts and legislation are making significant gains, especially in Europe and Latin America, according to a new report by the International Lawyers Assisting Workers Network (ILAW Network). A key finding of Taken for a Ride 2: Accelerating Towards Justice shows that major companies like Uber, Deliveroo, Glovo and others often are losing in their efforts to intentionally misclassify workers, with Australia as an exception. When gig workers like platform-based drivers are misclassified as independent contractors, they are not covered by labor laws that mandate a minimum wage, safety […]

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