Riders hired by Deliveroo do not have an employment relationship with the food delivery giant and cannot be represented by a trade union, the Supreme Court has ruled.
Workplace arbitration body Acas has launched a consultation into its Code of Practice on handling requests for a predictable working pattern, ahead of new legislation.
Taxi and private-hire platform Veezu is being taken to employment tribunal by law firm Leigh Day to contest the employment status of its workers.
The European Council has announced its intentions to give gig workers in Europe the same rights as employees, and establish rules on AI’s use in the workplace.
Half (52%) of UK gig economy workers earn below minimum wage, according to a study by the University of Bristol.
Takeaway delivery company Just Eat has announced it will be reorganising jobs in the UK, cutting back the employment rights of its couriers.
An employment appeal tribunal has allowed 45 medical couriers to pursue a claim for unlimited backdated holiday pay.