Dentons | European Union, Italy | 1 Aug 2022
In attuazione della Direttiva UE n. 2019/1152, relativa alle condizioni di lavoro “trasparenti e prevedibili” all’interno dell’Unione Europea, è stato…
Osborne Clarke | Global | 16 Jun 2022
Workforce Solutions Welcome to the fourth episode in our Global Workforce Solutions Takeaway podcast In this podcast, Frances Lewis, Head of Workforce…
Lewis Silkin LLP | United Kingdom | 15 Jun 2022
The Court of Appeal has held that when determining the employment status of an individual for tax purposes, the contractual terms should not be disregarded unless they are unrealistic. This decision offers some comfort to businesses that engage self-employed contractors, including those in the gig economy.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Canada, etc. | 28 Jan 2022
Companies could find themselves responsible for proving gig workers are not employees, and providing internal appeals processes under recent regulatory proposals.
Lexology PRO | European Union | 10 Dec 2021
Collective agreements between self-employed workers and digital labour platforms fall outside EU competition rules, according to new draft guidance from the European Commission.
Lexology PRO | Asia-Pacific, Australia, Brazil, etc. | 29 Mar 2021
A look at the UK Supreme Court’s Uber judgment and what this means for the wider gig economy, including the view from around the world.
PRO Compliance | European Union | 6 Jan 2021
The European Commission has followed up on its promise to protect gig workers by consulting on proposed exemptions from competition rules that would allow certain groups to form collective bargaining agreements.
PRO Compliance | European Union, United Kingdom, USA | 8 Apr 2020
Covid-19 has highlighted that during times of crisis the underlying difference in the way gig-economy workers and traditional employees are treated needs to be addressed. Samantha Gilbert looks at why companies should ensure gig-sector workers are financially supported to stem the spread of the virus, but also to help preserve their reputations.
Covington & Burling LLP | USA | 11 Jun 2019
On May 31, the IRS released a draft 2020 Form W-4 that addresses some, but not all, of the privacy concerns that led the IRS to abandon the…
Seyfarth Shaw LLP | USA | 18 Apr 2019
Seyfarth Synopsis: On Wednesday afternoon, the Massachusetts Department of Family and Medical Leave (DFML) posted template notices for employers to…