Repartidores y no riders. Nota a la STS 25 septiembre 2020 que declara la relación del repartidor como laboral, aunque sin efecto “laboral” práctico alguno.

Repartidores y no riders. Nota a la STS 25 septiembre 2020 que declara la relación del repartidor como laboral, aunque sin efecto “laboral” práctico alguno.

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Twenty-first Legal Basis of the Labor Court Judgment of September 25, 2020, rec. 4746/2019: “In short, Glovo is not merely an intermediary in the contracting of services between businesses and delivery persons. It does not merely provide an electronic intermediation service consisting of putting consumers (customers) and genuine self-employed workers in contact with each other; ...

Brazil: labor relations after the decision of the Supreme Federal Court for compulsory vaccination

Brazil: labor relations after the decision of the Supreme Federal Court for compulsory vaccination

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The author addresses the issue of the constitutional limits to the determination of sanitary measures in case of eradication of infectious diseases, taking account of the ones taken to tackle Covid-19. Taking the view that balancing the conflict between public health and citizens’ autonomy cannot be done in absolute terms, the author analyses to ...

New pandemic needs new rules: COVID in The Netherlands

New pandemic needs new rules: COVID in The Netherlands

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Covid-19 confronts us with a risk that First World countries have not encountered since the Spanish Flu 100 years ago. A worldwide health crisis which leads to mandatory closure of busi-nesses, travelling restrictions and therefore affects employment and employment opportunities in a whole range of sectors. What does this do to an employment law that ...

Working anytime, anywhere, all the time?– remote work regulations in Poland

Working anytime, anywhere, all the time?– remote work regulations in Poland

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The article addresses the recent raise of telework and remote work, considering its implications in terms of working conditions and employees’ rights. The blurred distinction between working time and personal life is one of the key problems of working by the means of modern communication technologies. The use of these latter has in most cases ...

Quick notes on the Saudi Arabian Labour Law during the COVID-19 pandemic

Quick notes on the Saudi Arabian Labour Law during the COVID-19 pandemic

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Saudi Arabia labour law was devoid of preexistent tools suitable to face the COVID-19 emergency. The legislator promptly reacted to the crisis, issuing a Sr 120 billion (USD 35.2 billion) stimulus package, with Sr 70 billion reserved to the private sector. The strategy moves on two fronts: provide liquidity to companies (and workers) and avoid mass ...