Deliveroo France was tried for “concealed work”, during a first criminal trial in France of “uberization” with the issue of the true status of its deliverers.
The Paris court on Tuesday April 19 imposed a fine of 375,000 euros, the maximum provided for, on Deliveroo France judged for “concealed work”, during a first criminal trial in France of “uberization” with as the true status of its deliverers is at stake .
The court fully followed the requisitions of the prosecution who, during the trial last month, had requested the maximum penalty of 375,000 euros in fines against the platform, as well as a one-year suspended prison sentence against two former French managers of the company.
“The offense of concealed work” is established, said the president of the 31st chamber of the judicial court announcing the decision. A Deliveroo spokesperson said the platform was “considering” an appeal.