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9 October 2019
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Author: El Diario (España)

“La crisis política en Ecuador se agrava entre intensas protestas, movilización de grupos indígenas y el traslado del Gobierno” – 9 de octubre de 2019...

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9 October 2019

Australia: Uber Eats drivers protest against alleged algorithm changes that prioritise cyclists, cutting drivers' wages by 50%

Author: Sharon Masige, Business Insider

"Uber Eats drivers marched on NSW Parliament today, protesting an alleged algorithm change they say slashed their income by up to 50%", 8 October 2019...

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9 October 2019

USA: Lyft accused of failing to protect drivers from assault & harassment

Author: Lauren Kaori Gurley, VICE

"Drivers Say Reporting Assault to Lyft is ‘Extremely Traumatic'", 4 October 2019...

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8 October 2019

EU Council adopts law to protect whistleblowers; directive applies to both public and private sectors

On 7 October, the EU Council formally adopted new rules on whistle-blower protection, covering a range of sectors including public procurement, financial services, money laundering, product and transport safety, nuclear safety, public health, consumer...

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7 October 2019

Japan: Uber Eats 'platformers' launch union to negotiate contract terms & improve conditions, including worker safety & wage review

Author: Japan Today

"Uber Eats delivery staff in Japan form labor union", 4 October 2019...

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1 October 2019

XPO Logistics Europe served letter of formal notice challenging inadequacy of its vigilance plan under French Duty of Care Law

On 1 October 2019, in a landmark legal move, the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF), the European Transport Workers’ Federation (ETF) and an alliance of unions served a letter of formal notice to XPO Logistics Europe under the French...

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30 September 2019

UK: Amazon condemned by driver for signing £50 million deal with TV star as he awaits unpaid wages, following successful court case

Author: Gordon Blackstock, Daily Record

"Amazon driver forced to fight for unpaid wages as firm hands Fleabag star £50million", 30 September 2019...

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24 September 2019

UK: Deliveroo riders stage strike over pay cuts and regular violent attacks by the public; Includes comments from Deliveroo

Author: Alexander Brock, Bristol Live

"Why you might struggle to get your Deliveroo order tonight" 21 September 2019...

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24 September 2019

UK: Deliveroo riders strike over changes in pay structure & working conditions; Includes comments from Deliveroo

In August to September 2019, Deliveroo riders across the UK staged protests against changes in Deliveroo's pay structure, where there has been a reduction in the minimum payment riders receive per delivery. Riders were are also protesting in demand of...

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20 September 2019

USA: Uber & Lyft raise concerns after Seattle announces plans to establish minimum wage for drivers, protect labour standards & introduce new tax

Author: Monica Nickelsburg, GeekWire

"Seattle plans minimum wage and new tax on Uber and Lyft, adding to ride-hailing’s regulatory woes", 16 September 2019...

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