EU agrees gig economy minimum rights
The EU has agreed minimum rights for workers in casual or short-term employment in the gig economy, with requirements for working conditions to be made clear to workers on the first day on the job, and probationary periods limited to six months.
MEPs have approved minimum rights for workers with on-demand, voucher-based or platform jobs, like Uber or Deliveroo, in a vote last week which was carried by 466 votes to 145 and 37 abstentions. Member states will have three years to put the rules into practice.
Read more at the Accountancy Daily.