End of the road? What the Uber ruling means for the gig economy
Gig economy platforms like Deliveroo and Uber have warded off threats to their business model so far, but a landmark ruling in Britain means that could be about to change
Filipe Fernandes does not want a boss and does not want to go to work tomorrow if he doesn’t feel like it.
He is one of hundreds of delivery riders in Dublin who work across Deliveroo, Uber Eats, Just Eat and other mobile apps that deliver food to people’s front doors and offer flexible working hours to riders. These companies rely on the workers being categorised as self-employed and claim to have disrupted...
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Sue Duke: Working women have been hit hard by the pandemic but now is the time for change
Covid-19 has effectively wiped out progress towards gender equality in many industries but there is an opportunity to break down barriers and get more women into future-facing tech roles
Minimum-wage workers in Ireland among worst hit in Europe by Covid-19, ESRI finds
Some 43 per cent of the lowest paid workers here are employed in the accommodation, food, wholesale or retail sectors which have been badly affected by the pandemic
Women suffer most from pandemic unemployment, report finds
PwC analysis shows that increased care responsibilities have caused more women than men to leave the workforce