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What type of employment status will platform workers hold? Planet Labor compares several countries’ regulatory responses
Planet Labor, 17 June 2021, n°12583 - www.planetlabor.com

In recent years, court decisions internationally have increasingly been reclassifying the link between a worker and a work platform as an employment contract. In response, more and more governments are seeking to regulate and frame how these new forms of work develop. How can this new economic model become sustainable and how can workers be protected? Is the employee status indispensable? What social protection and working conditions should apply to platform workers? Planet Labor has reviewed the legal and jurisprudence situations in France, Germany, Italy, Netherlands,  Spain, the United Kingdom, the United States, as well as at EU level in terms of a potential directive.

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