Category: International

Posted in United Kingdom

U.K.: Worker Status Does Not Depend on a Requirement for a Minimum Amount of Work

From JDSupra, Sinead Cuthill, Alex Denny, and Emma Vennesson discuss a recent case in which a worker…

Posted in Canada

Ontario Superior Court Reviews the Factors Applied in Determining Independent / Dependant Contractor Status

From JDSupra, Alex Lemoine discusses a case in which the Ontario Superior Court discusses and decided a case…

Posted in Canada

Ontario Updates: Bill 88 Receives Royal Assent, Establishes Digital Platform Workers’ Rights

From JDSupra, Khalfan Khalfan and Tamara Ticoll discuss Ontario’s Bill 88 which amends the Employment Standards Act,…

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How To Build a Happy and Successful Team of International Freelancers

Small businesses are catching on to the benefits of working with a team of freelancers. According to…

Posted in Canada

Uber plans to appeal Ontario gig worker ruling

From CP24.com, Holly McKenzie-Sutter discusses a recent case in which the Ontario Ministry of Labour said that…

Posted in United Kingdom

UK – Important Court of Appeal Decision on Historic Holiday Pay Claims 

From JDSupra, Marie Hoolihan and Jules Quinn discuss a recent case in the United Kingdom in which…

Posted in Australia

Independent contractor or employee? The High Court of Australia in two landmark decisions says the answer is in the writing 

From Lexology, Rick Catanzariti and Talitha Maugueret discuss two recent cases in Australia in which the coiurt gave a…

Posted in United Kingdom

UK – Status of Workers Bill passes from the Lords to the Commons

The Institute of Employment Rights (IER) reported that Andy McDonald MP introduced the Status of Workers Bill…

Posted in European Union (EU)

EU Proposes New Legislation to Protect “Digital Labor Platform” Workers from Status Misclassification 

From JDSupra, Edward Carlier, Eric van Dam, and Ben Smith discuss legislation proposed by the EU to…

Posted in Canada

Canada: Employee or independent contractor?

From JDSupra, Catherine P. Coulter, Gergely Hegedus, and Alison Walsh discuss the classification of workers as employees…

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Countries around the world advancing benefits and protections for gig workers

From The Strait Times, Eileen Ng discusses changes to the gig economy model that are taking place…

Posted in Canada

Uber Canada calls for flexible benefits fund for independent contractors on work services platforms

Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) reports that Uber Canada proposes benefits for gig workers: Uber Technologies Inc.’s Canadian…