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Great Britain: Just Eat shakes up the gig economy by offering its drivers an hourly wage
Planet Labor, 10 December 2020, n°12270 -

After recently adopting a similar approach in other European countries, the mobile app-based home food delivery giant Just Eat is starting to end its practice of paying per completed job. This gig economy arena revolution means Just Eat drivers can earn at least the minimum hourly wage and enjoy social benefits rights. Between now and March, more than 1,000 employment contracts will be created in London, be they part-time, full-time, or zero hour contracts (i.e. those that guarantee neither working time nor wages). However, trade unions are unhappy that the delivery workers will be employed via a temporary employment agency.

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