Netherlands - Court rules: Deliveroo workers are employees, not self-employed - January 31, 2019

A court ruled that Deliveroo wrongly classifies its workers as self-employed in two cases filed by union FNV. Because there is an employment contract Deliveroo should consider its deliverers employees. There exists an authority relationship, hence delivery workers are not really free to schedule their workday as they please. The collective bargaining agreement for professional goods transport is valid for the deliverers, even retroactively. Deliveroo will appeal against the ruling.

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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) cbn-aias@uva.nl or the Head of communications at the ETUI, Willy De Backer wdebacker@etui.org © ETUI


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