Brussels, My Love?
State Of The Union
Good Morning Europe
The Global Conversation
Top News Stories Today
Hacker Hunter Next Level
Soul Of The South
Women Beyond Borders
Farm To Fork
Green In The City
Low Impact Living
Cry Like A Boy
Meet The Locals
Melting Pot Culture
The Star Ingredient
Depth Of Field
Here We Grow: Spain
The New Uzbekistan
A Greener Future
All You Want Is Greece
Digital Garden City Nation
Galaxy Brain Investor
Invest In Brazil
Under The Hood
More about this topic
Uber whistleblower Mark MacGann: 'We were weaponising drivers'
WATCHES AND WONDERS 2023
More about this topic
Over 50 gig workers were killed in the US since 2017, report finds
Drivers for Lyft, Uber, Bolt and others have been killed while at work, but getting support for their families isn't easy.
Russian OnlyFans models are being hit by Ukraine war sanctions too
When Russia began its invasion of Ukraine, the country's OnlyFans creators didn't expect to be hit by international sanctions. Then their accounts were frozen.
Are food delivery apps playing games with safety?
Riders for platforms like Uber Eats can earn bonuses doing "quests" against the clock. But a fatal accident suggests there might be more at risk than money.
Deliveroo riders are not employees, Belgian court rules
A Belgian court has just denied a group of belgian deliveroo riders the right to be classed as employees but a new proposal from the European Commision could overhaul platform worker’s rights across Europe.
New EU rules could turn 4.1 million gig workers into regular employees
A proposed EU directive will force digital platforms to ensure their employees have rights such as paid holiday and workplace insurance.
Gig economy: EU prepares new rules which could hit Uber and Deliveroo
Companies like Uber and Deliveroo could be hit by draft EU rules for gig workers which would give them employees' rights.
DoorDash comes to Europe in €7 billion buyout of Wolt
The two companies are expected to merge early next year, with Wolt CEO Miki Kuusi heading up the American company's international division.
Uber 'far behind' on its promise for more electric cars
Last year the company pledged that half its vehicles in European capitals would be electric by 2025. It's a long way from reaching that goal.
Is the Gorillas food delivery app the future for Europe's gig economy?
Berlin's food delivery app rejected the idea of hiring gig workers. Did it work?
UK Uber drivers strike over low pay and automated sackings
The 24-hour walkout organised by the App Drivers and Couriers Union was sparked over claims that Uber is ignoring a Supreme Court ruling giving drivers more rights.
Uber loses court battle over whether its drivers are employees
Judges in Amsterdam said the legal relationship between Uber and its drivers has "all the characteristics of an employment contract".
Gig work companies have been slated in new Oxford University ranking
Courier service Amazon Flex and cab companies Ola and Bolt scored zero out of 10 for fairness to their workers. How did others fare?
More protection needed for gig economy workers says ILO
The coronavirus pandemic has accelerated the growth of digital labour platforms. Now their workers need better social protection, says the International Labour Organization.
UK Supreme Court rejects Uber appeal, ruling that drivers are workers
The decision could threaten the car service's business model and could have wider implications for the so-called gig economy.
California follows Europe in bid to regulate apps like Uber
California legislators passed landmark legislation that could redefine what it means to work for apps like Uber and Lyft.