Two new rulings show how the French judiciary is using a case-by-case approach to answer the thorny question of employee misclassification by gig platforms.
In the latest decision to rock France’s gig economy sector, a court in Lyon, last Friday, ordered Uber to pay up to €20m in damages and lost salaries to a group of drivers who successfully argued that they were employees, not self-employed contractors. The platform giant is appealing the decision.
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