Newsletter January, 2021
- The German Federal Labour Court (No. 9 AZR 102/201, 1 December 2020) re-classified the crowdworker as an employee
- It determined also that for remuneration purposes, the company shall not be bound by pre-established fees that the worker received as a self-employed worker.
- The Employment Court examined the terms of the Service Agreement, the intention of the parties and the relationship operated in practice.
- It ruled against the classification of the complainant as an employee of Uber
- Two years after a platform company signed a collective agreement with a trade union, the Danish Competition and Consumer Authority considered it does not align with the EU competition law
- The authority required the company to partially modify their business model to fully comply with the EU law
Newsletter May, 2020
- Eurofound research highlighted and measured 9 new forms of work
- It proposed policymakers to focus on “balancing flexibility with the retention of employment standards and workers’ protection”.
- IOE offered a new range of services to its members.
- IOE called for the creation of a UN-led response fund.