Spain - Landmark decision against Deliveroo - June 30, 2018

A Valencia court ruled against takeaway firm Deliveroo over labour rights it should have granted a former worker. The case is the first in the country to assess the delivery company’s business model. The court rules that the worker was used by Deliveroo as a ‘fake self-employed worker’ when he should have been a permanent employee. A report by the Labour Inspectorate of Valencia had stated that Deliveroo riders should be considered as employees because the company ‘controls the entire production process’, from the hours the employee has to work to the tasks he or she has to do.

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For more information, please contact the editor Jan Cremers or Sanne van der Gaag, Amsterdam Institute for Advanced Labour Studies (AIAS) or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer © ETUI


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