EU lawmakers okay minimum rights for gig economy workers

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The European Parliament on Tuesday approved a law setting minimum rights for workers in the “gig economy”, a move that may benefit Uber <IPO-UBER.N> drivers, Deliveroo and Just Eat food couriers and others.

Gig workers are usually treated as independent contractors with none of the employment rights guarantees in more regular jobs, something the companies say gives flexibility to all but which critics say often results in exploitation.

The new rules will apply to those who work a minimum of three hours per week and 12 hours per...


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EU lawmakers okay minimum rights for gig economy workers


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