The App Economy: A Vicious Assault on Workers Rights

From Uber to Air BnB the App economy has been embroiled in litigation tearing the hair out of judges and legislatures alike. Their attempt to distance themselves from the legal expectations of traditional companies has left much to be loopholed in today’s workers rights legislation.

In this excellent, original piece New Statesman document the controversy over the food delivery app Deliveroo and how the company has tried to cut costs and wages in a new innovative way.

Read Here:

http://www.newstatesman.com/politics/uk/2016/08/top-food-chain-deliveroo-and-app-economy

 

 

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Conor Boyle

Law graduate Trinity College Dublin 2017; Editorial & Marketing at Intelligence Squared. All views expressed here are my own! If you'd like to write for The Conversation Room email: boylec4@tcd.ie

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