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Gig-economy workers need to wait for antitrust clarity on unionizing, says EU's Vestager

By Nicholas Hirst
  • 03 Dec 2020 07:29
  • 03 Dec 2020 07:39
Gig-economy workers at platform companies such as Uber, Deliveroo and others will have to wait longer for an EU antitrust initiative to clarify that they can unionize amid fears that the likes of dentists and lawyers could exploit it and form cartels, the bloc's competition boss said today.

Work on clarifying EU antitrust

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Nicholas Hirst

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Nicholas covers EU merger review and antitrust investigations for Mlex in Brussels. He previously wrote about EU affairs for Politico Europe, European Voice and PaRR. After earning an LLM in European law from the College of Europe in Bruges, he spent a year working in the competition practice of a leading competition law firm in Brussels 2009-10. He graduated in modern European languages from Oxford University in 2006.

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