The Future of Work: Litigating Labour Relationships in the Gig Economy
Who’s behind it? – Business & Human Rights Resource Centre (2019)
How can it help? – This Corporate Legal Accountability Annual Briefing focuses on the misclassification of workers as “independent contractors” in the gig economy – and the resulting erosion of labour rights – as workers, civil society, governments, and companies negotiate the future of work.
Workers are fighting back and asserting their labour rights in courtrooms around the world. This report identifies various litigation trends and strategies, and calls attention to gaps in legislation related to protecting the core labour rights of non-conventional workers.