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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…

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When a duck is not a duck: Differentiating contractors from employees

From Lexology, Michael Selinger and Jamie Kim discuss a recent case in which the High Court said that the…

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Uber drivers launch test case in Federal Court of Australia

From WAtoday, Anna Patty discusses a lawsuit in which  Uber drivers are trying to determine if they should…

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AU: Dismissed pregnant worker an employee not independent contractor

From Lexology, Wolters Kluwer Australia discusses a case in which the court said a worker as an…

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A Senate inquiry has called for ‘fundamental changes’ to the gig economy in Australia, with 15 recommendations it hopes will make platform work safer and fairer

From Business Insider Australia, David Adams discusses a report that call for fundamental changes to the Australian…