Welcome to the April 2019 edition of International Law at Work. This edition explores trends in the changing world of modern work and developments in the gig economy. In particular, we look at recent cases which have considered the status of 'workers' in the different jurisdictions in which Taylor Wessing operates. We do hope you will find the content of this newsletter useful and encourage you to contact us should you have questions on the topics we deal with in this edition or any other matter.
New working time rules in Austria offer greater employee flexibility
Dubai legal update
Changes to the number of annual overtime hours in Hungary
Working hour adjustments to meet demands of the digital economy
Crowdworking: brave new (working) world
Digital platforms: independent workers or employees?
Engaging contractors in Poland: what are the risks?
- The Netherlands
Deliveroo riders: employees or independent contractors?
Key changes to Singapore Employment Act from 1 April 2019
Slovak journalists seek reclassification of their independent contractor status
- UK and Germany
Workers and 'Heimarbeiter' status: gig economy square pegs and round holes