European Labour Law Conference – New forms of labour and new structures of enterprises – challenges for labour law

European Labour Law Conference (save the date – register now) Frankfurt/M. , IG Metall Headquarter, Wilhelm-Leuschner-Str- 79, Germany Friday, 15 February 2019, 14h00 – 18h30 Saturday, 16 February 2019, 09h30 – 13h00 Simultaneous translation: English-German-English Programme / Programm auf Deutsch Friday, 15 February 2019, 14h00 to 18h30 (registration starts at 13h30) Welcome and opening: ELW-Network, ELDH IG Metall: Boris Karthaus, IG … Read More

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World’s first collective agreement between platform company and trade union in Denmark

The collective bargaining contract between UNI’s Danish affiliate 3F and Hilfr is unprecedented insofar as it treats self-employed contractors as workers. The 12 month pilot agreement came into effect on 1 August 2018. There are around 450 workers on Hilfr.dk, a website platform providing cleaning services for around 1,700 customers across Denmark. Key points of  the collective agreement: A minimum … Read More

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Dutch Court: Deliveroo-Rider Is A Self-Employed Worker

Mr. Samiha Said, Lecturer and PhD Candidate in Labour Law at Tilburg Law School. November 2018 Download the Contribution On the 23rd of July 2018, the first Dutch Deliveroo-case was published. The Dutch district court ruled that Deliveroo-rider Sytze Ferwerda is a self-employed worker, and not an employee.  Legal framework: the employee and the self-employed worker in Dutch labour law  In … Read More

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The First Italian Decision on the Status of Gig Workers Denies Reclassification

Gionata Cavallini, Ph.D. candidate in Labour Law, University of Milan, Attorney at Law in Milan.  November 2018 Download the Contribution 1. The Foodora case. A couple of years ago, in October 2016, the German food delivery platform Foodora was at the centre of a perfect storm in Italy. After Foodora decided to change the payment scheme, shifting from a gross 5,60 Euros … Read More

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Dutch Unions Approach On Deliveroo’s Riders: the Riders Union

Robbert Coenmans, PhD Candidate at Tilburg Law School. March 2018, Download the Contribution. Dutch trade union FNV appears to be using Deliveroo as a test case for organizing (young) workers in the platform economy, with a reasonable degree of success. There seems to be some international coordination, seeing as how similar actions are taking place in, among other places, Belgium, … Read More

Admin ELWDutch Unions Approach On Deliveroo’s Riders: the Riders Union