Why the EU Commission’s gig economy proposals will not meet French expectations
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Alexandra Stocki
Alexandra Stocki is partner in Proskauer’s labour and employment department in Paris

The draft proposal directive on improving working conditions in platform work, dated 9 December, aims to ensure that people have or can obtain the correct employment status in light of their actual relationship with a digital labour platform. As a result, these “workers” would either be classified as employees of the platforms or as independent workers.