Innovations in the Gig Economy to Protect Workers Rights

  1. One way might be to create a third category between the employee and self employed. Jury is still out on that.
  2. GigSuper in Australia makes saving for retirement easier for self employed.15
  3. Zego provides third-party liability insurance (e.g. where a rider hits a pedestrian) for Deliveroo and other couriers working in Britain.16
  4. Uber, through Aon, provides its drivers the insurance covering against illness, disability and death (for as little as $0.04 for each mile they drive) in US cities. 17
  5. Similarly, UberEats, through AXA, provides all couriers accident, sickness and third-party liability coverage in all 9 european countries it is operating in.18