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Digital labor platforms face new EU rules to turn gig workers into employees

By Jakub Krupa
  • 09 Dec 2021 10:52
  • 09 Dec 2021 11:21
Digital labor platforms could see millions of contractors reclassified as employees under new proposals to end "bogus self-employment" status that harms competition and workers’ rights, the European Commission said today.

The draft directive takes aim at the "misclassification of workers," arguing that they are employees in all but name. It also

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Jakub Krupa

Senior Correspondent

Jakub joined MLex’s London team in August 2020 to report on topics including data privacy and security, cybersecurity, and telecom regulation, focusing on EU & UK regulatory and legal risk in the telecoms, media and technology (TMT) sectors. He is currently working on MLex's coverage of future mobility, in particular the rise of connected, electric and autonomous vehicles.

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