Spain - Union brings cloud firm to court - August 31, 2018

Trade union UGT initiated a class action lawsuit against Barcelona-based human cloud food courier firm Glovo, with the intention of ‘combating the precarious work system’. The union says it wants to demonstrate the fraudulent relationship between Glovo and the workers and added that the majority of Glovo’s dismissed workers claim that the company does not act as an ‘intermediary’ and instead imposes its own working conditions. According to the union, the firm refuses to establish itself as an ordinary intermediary and thus not has to assume the fiscal and social responsibilities that every company is obliged to comply with.

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