Victory for seafarers’ safety as Dutch court sides with unions on container lashing

Unions have secured an important victory in the campaign for seafarers’ safety this week as a Dutch court has ruled that ship managers, ship owners and charterers must honour a …

DELIVEROO RIDERS IN NETHERLANDS ARE EMPLOYEES, ACCORDING TO ADVOCATE GENERAL

On 17 June 2022, Advocate General (AG) De Bock issued an advisory opinion in a fundamental case between FNV, the largest Dutch trade union, and online meal delivery company Deliveroo. …

HISTORIC VICTORIES FOR JUST EAT AND DELIVEROO WORKERS IN EUROPE

A judge in the Netherlands ruled in favour of a case brought by UNI’s Dutch affiliate, FNV, against multinational food delivery company, Deliveroo. It means that Deliveroo riders are now covered …

Amsterdam Court: Deliveroo courier is entitled to the same wage as a truck driver

Deliveroo’s bicycle couriers should be paid the same and treated in the same way as truck drivers, parcel deliverers and couriers. This was decided by the Amsterdam Court of Appeal …

Human rights violations off the rack: Dutch and US brands allegedly rely on forced labor

The European Center for Constitutional Rights (ECCHR) with the support of Prakken d’Oliveira Human Rights Lawyers submitted a criminal complaint against several Dutch and US textile and fashion brands who …

Appeals court finds Helpling cleaners are temporary workers

House cleaners hired via the app Helpling are temporary workers and must be given paid sick leave and compensation if they lose their jobs, Amsterdam appeals court found on Tuesday. …

European Centre of Expertise (ECE) in the field of labour law, employment and labour market policies: Thematic Review 2021 on Platform work

“Platform work is growing, yet it still remains a moderate to marginal form of economic activity across the EU. The lack of a conceptual quality framework and a unified approach …

Uber drivers are employees, not contractors, says Dutch court

Uber (UBER.N) drivers are employees, not contractors, and so entitled to greater workers’ rights under local labour laws, a Dutch court ruled on Monday, handing a setback to the U.S. company’s …

FNV v Uber BV

Drivers who have personally connected with Uber and who transport passengers via the Uber app are covered by the Collective Labor Agreement for Taxi Transport. The legal relationship between Uber and …

OECD Complaint: FNV v. Just Eat Takeaway

OECD Complaint filed by FNV against Just Eat accepted by the Dutch National Contact point over violations of workers’ and trade union rights.      

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