EU: Platforms “here to stay” but workers must have “dignity”
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New opportunities created by the boom in platform work should not come at the expense of employment rights, the EU Commission said as it launched a consultation of gig economy regulations.

Driven by consumer demand during the covid-19 pandemic, the online labour platform market has grown by 30% worldwide in two years. A recent study found 35% to 55% of consumers intend to continue using home delivery services even post-pandemic.