Category: International

Posted in New Zealand

Court deems Uber drivers to be employees in landmark ruling

 RNZ (Radio New Zealand)  reports that New Zealand’s Employment Court said that four Uber drivers were employees…

Posted in United Kingdom

IR35 reform U-turn

From JDSupra, Peter Summerfield, David von Hagen, and Ellie Serridge report that the announced reforms to IR35…

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Posted in United Kingdom

UK Independent Contractor Misclassification Issues

From JDSupra, Nick Elwell-Sutton provides an excellent overview of the complexity of the categorization of workers in…

Posted in Canada

Ontario, Canada Court Determines Plaintiff Employee (Not Independent Contractor) Wrongfully Terminated by Common Employer

From JDSupra, Rhonda Levy and George Vassos discuss a recent case in Ontario which “provides employers with…

Posted in Canada

British Columbia, Canada Court of Appeal Upholds Determination That Three Taxi Drivers Are Employees

From JDSupra, Rhonda Levy and George Vassos discuss a recent case in which three taxi drivers were…

Posted in Australia

‘Breakthrough moment’: Uber and Transport Workers’ Union strike agreement over gig workers’ rights

From SBS News, Tom Canetti reports that Uber and the Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) have agreed to…

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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,…

Posted in International

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…

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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…