New Country Reports Out!

[31 July 2020] The National Reports on Platform Work for Germany, Italy and Poland have been posted and can be consulted and downloaded in the Archive section of this site. The reports illustrate and comment on the recent developments concerning platform workers on the regulatory and collective representation arenas, and address the challenges ahead for social partners and policy makers in the two countries.
New country reports are forthcoming and will be posted in September.

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European Commission, Communication “A Strong Social Europe for Just Transitions”

[Brussels, 14.1.2020 COM(2020) 14 final]. This Communication launches a broad discussion with all EU countries, and regions, and with all the partners of the EU. In doing so, it sets out a number of initiatives to be taken at EU level in the coming months, contributing to the implementation of the European Pillar of Social Rights.

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Ruling of the Italian Supreme Court on the employment status of platform workers

[Corte di Cassazione n. 1663 of 24 January 2020]. The Court found that the provisions of labour law applicable to subordinate employees apply also to platform workers, despite of their employment status, pursuant to of article 2 of the Legislative Decree n 81/15, as those workers are subject to the organization authority of the platform

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