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7 January 2019

Canada: Court rules Uber’s arbitration process unlawful and “unconscionable”

Author: Jacquie McNish and Greg Bensinger, The Wall Street Journal

"Canadian Court Slams Uber’s Arbitration Process", 2 January 2019...

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  • Related companies: Uber
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7 January 2019

USA: Massachusetts Uber drivers file lawsuit against company over wages

Author: Jonathan NG, Boston Herald

"Uber drivers file suit against ride-sharing company over wages, OT", 2 January, 2019...

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  • Related companies: Uber
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24 December 2018

Scotland: Undercover investigation reveals Amazon delivery drivers subject to labour abuses

Author: Gordon Blackstock, Mirror

"Amazon delivery drivers forced to pee in bottles and earning less than minimum wage", 24 December 2018...

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17 December 2018

UK: Govt. introduces reforms to strengthen workers' rights yet fails to address rights of zero-hours workers, unions say

Author: Rajeev Syal and Heather Stewart, The Guardian

Legislation that comes into effect on Monday will increase fines for employers who have deliberately victimised their staff, and give workers details of their rights from the first day in their job....

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5 December 2018

China: Why protests by China’s truck drivers could put the brakes on the economy

Author: South China Morning Post

25 June, 2018...

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29 November 2018
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Author: AFP

« Deliveroo et Uber Eats ne vont pas digérer cette décision de justice », 28 novembre 2018...

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26 November 2018

Commentary: Canada: Gig economy & evolving distinction between contractor & employee

Author: Elizabeth Raymer, Canadian Lawyer

"Contracting in the gig economy", 26 Nov 2018...

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23 November 2018

Australia: Telecom workers sue workforce management co. alleging sham contracting, underpayment

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20 November 2018

So. Africa: Increasing use of artificial intelligence among threats facing trade union movement

Author: Natasha Marrian, Business Day (So. Africa)

"Unions face extinction as the world of work marches on"...

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19 November 2018
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Author: Rachel Knaebel, Basta ! (France)

« Pour la première fois, un livreur à vélo de Deliveroo est reconnu comme salarié », 9 novembre 2018...

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