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14 Dec 2023

EU New Deal: Gig Workers Reclassified as Employees

The EU [has provisionally agreed ](https://fortune.com/europe/2023/12/13/uber-deliveroo-ride-hailing-food-delivery-platforms-treat-gig-workers-employees-new-eu-deal/)that ride-hailing and food-delivery platforms like Uber and Deliveroo must treat approximately 5.5 million gig workers as employees. Platforms will need to fulfill obligations if workers meet two of five specific conditions implying an employment relationship. This move could result in significant financial implications for the industry.