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23 May 2019
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Author: Wladimir Garcin-Berson, Le Figaro (France)

« Uber, Deliveroo... La protection des travailleurs des plateformes divise à l’Assemblée », 22 mai 2019...

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Report
23 May 2019

USA: Gig economy companies campaign for policies stripping workers from basic labour rights & protection, says report

Author: Maya Pinto, Rebecca Smith & Irene Tung, National Employment Law Project (NELP) (USA)

"Rights at Risk: Gig Companies’ Campaign to Upend Employment as We Know It", May 2019...

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Company non-response
21 May 2019

Juno did not respond

Author: Juno

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Company non-response
21 May 2019

Lyft did not respond

Author: Lyft

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Company non-response
21 May 2019

Uber did not respond

Author: Uber

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Story
21 May 2019

Uber, Lyft & other ride-hailing co. drivers stage global strike over pay & working conditions

In May 2019, Uber drivers went on strike in the UK, US and other countries, including Brazil and Australia, to demand better pay and working conditions ahead of the ride-hailing app’s flotation on the stock market....

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Company non-response
21 May 2019

Via did not respond

Author: Via

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Article
14 May 2019

New study: German trade unions face new political & economic challenges

Author: Heiner Dribbusch & Peter Birke, Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung

'Labour and Social Justice. Trade Unions in Germany', April 2019...

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Story
7 May 2019

USA: Los Angeles port truck drivers allege wage & labour violations in Rio Tinto's supply chain; Includes co. responses

Port truck drivers in California are alleging wage and labour violations due to unlawful misclassification by NFI Industries and its subsidiary, Cal Cartage Express, as independent contractors rather than employees. NFI is a logistics provider for...

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Company response
6 May 2019

Rio Tinto's response

Author: Rio Tinto

... Rio Tinto takes the allegations against NFI Industries and its subsidiary Cal Cartage Express seriously. We have asked NFI Industries to demonstrate that they are meeting our Supplier Code of Conduct and they are actively working to respond to our...

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