Employers planning to go the gig economy way should think again4 min read 23 Feb 2021, 09:19 PM IST
The gig model would need a rethink if the rationale of a UK ruling on Uber drivers being employees is held valid in India too
A recent ruling by the apex judicial body in the United Kingdom against Uber is likely to change job-market rules in the fast-growing ‘gig’ economy and the attendant business models on which the gig economy is based. The ruling itself was based on a long-drawn case dating back to 2016, when 35 Uber drivers had gone to court against the company arguing that with Uber allocating their customers and dictating fares, they were not self-employed, but Uber-controlled.
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