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    Ireland must rethink its approach to the gig economy

    Dublin’s binary approach to the gig economy has created a zero-sum game for platform operators and contractors. It’s time for a rethink. The post Ireland must rethink its approach to the gig economy appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Addison Lee drivers are workers, Court of Appeal confirms

    Addison Lee drivers are workers, not self-employed, and are entitled to the national minimum wage and holiday pay, the Court of Appeal has confirmed. The post Addison Lee drivers are workers, Court of Appeal confirms appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Can you afford to make staff redundant?

    Faced with financial pressures, reducing headcount may seem the most straightforward next step. But redundancy carries its own direct and… The post Can you afford to make staff redundant? appeared first on Personnel Today. Source Article More

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    Former Employee Not Required to Arbitrate Post-Employment Claims

    An employee who had signed an arbitration agreement and was later fired was not required to arbitrate his claims that his employer told prospective employers not to hire him, a California appeals court held. The claims arose after the worker’s employment ended, so they were independent from his employment, the court said. When the employer, […] More

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    Uber agrees to give drivers minimum wage and employment rights

    Uber drivers James Farrar (left) and Yaseen Aslam arriving at the Employment Appeals Tribunal in an earlier hearingPA Images / Alamy Stock Photo Uber has agreed to give its UK drivers a guaranteed minimum wage, holiday pay and pensions, following the Supreme Court ruling that its drivers are workers last month. It will pay drivers […] More

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    Job losses and zero-hours contracts planned for Evans Cycles

    Angelina Dimitrova / Shutterstock.com More than 300 jobs are to be slashed at Evans Cycles, with the hundreds of remaining store staff to be moved onto zero-hours contracts. Up to half the workforce at some of the high street bicycle retailer’s stores are set to be made redundant in an effort to slash costs, according […] More

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    Arbitration Provision Allowing Appeal to Second Arbitrator Is Unenforceable

    A provision in an arbitration agreement that allowed either party to appeal an initial decision to a second arbitrator cannot be enforced, a California appeals court ruled. Although the provision applied to both parties, only the employer was likely to take advantage of it. Employees would have to spend additional time and money to secure […] More

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    European Commission to consult over future of gig economy

    Photo: Shutterstock The European Commission on Wednesday began its consultation on the rights of gig economy workers whose labour is governed by digital platforms. The commission’s process is made up of two parts: the first, which will last six weeks, will see businesses, workers and unions consulted on “the need and direction of possible EU […] More

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