Platforms wait on Singapore to reveal new protections for gig workers
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Shani Alexander
Shani Alexander, Senior reporter

Gig-economy companies are waiting to see if the Singapore government will introduce legislation to protect platform workers in 2022. Currently, individuals working for platform businesses, such as Grab and Deliveroo, are seen as independent contractors and have little employment law protections. However, the government is considering reforms given the growing importance of such workers to the Lion City’s economy.