gig economy

Amazon Targetted With Employee Rights Claim For UK Drivers

After Uber decision, another legal action is launched that could impact the gig economy with Amazon drivers seeking employee rights

2 months ago

Uber Recognises GMB Trade Union In Historic Move

Another noteworthy gig economy change. Months after Uber granted British drivers workers rights, the firm recognises GMB trade union

6 months ago

Uber Agrees To Minimum Wage, Holiday Pay After Court Ruling

Major development for gig economy after Uber agrees to minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions for its 'self-employed' drivers

9 months ago

EU Opens Consultation On Gig Economy Worker Rights

After UK's top court rules Uber drivers are workers, European Commission begins consultation on gig economy worker rights

10 months ago

UK Court Rules Uber Drivers Are Workers

UK Supreme Court rules Uber drivers are workers, not self employed contractors, in major intervention in the British 'gig economy'

10 months ago

California Approves Gig Economy ‘Contractor’ Vote

Blow for state legislators. Californians have voted to allow gig workers to remain as 'contractors', and not be classified as…

1 year ago

Uber, Lyft Granted Emergency Injunction By California Court

Gig economy development. No California shutdown yet for Uber and Lyft, after court grants emergency injunction over worker status

1 year ago

Uber Will Close Down In California After Court Ruling, CEO Warns

Court ruling to classify Uber and Lyft drivers as employees means Uber and Lyft will probably shut down temporarily in…

1 year ago

Uber, Lyft Drivers Classified As Employees, Judge Rules

Gig economy change. Judge in California rules drivers for Uber and Lyft are employees, and not freelancers or contractors

1 year ago

Uber Welcomes Government Reforms That Preserve ‘Gig Economy’

The government's plans stop short of tightening controls on the zero-hour employment practices used by Uber and Deliveroo

3 years ago

MPs Put Pressure On Government For ‘Gig Economy’ Reform

Proposed legislation drafted by two influential select committees would crack down on 'flexible' employers such as Uber and Deliveroo

4 years ago