On 24 March 2023 the Supreme Court of the Netherlands upheld a ruling by the Amsterdam Court of Appeal, qualifying on-location platform-determined work by Deliveroo riders as employees. The Court ruled that while riders were engaged for work that had elements of a contract for services, for example, a ‘certain freedom to work whenever they wanted’…
Platform economy database
Database of initiatives and court cases in the EU
Eurofound’s platform economy database provides information on 347 initiatives and court cases that exist or have been implemented in relation to activities in the platform economy. The database was last updated in August 2023 and provides metadata for each entry, such as geographical scope, year, type of initiative, actors involved, sector and companies concerned. Initiatives include legal instruments such as legislative changes or court decisions, as well as voluntary interventions undertaken by different stakeholders to address issues around platform work.
The database currently contains 347 entries and was last updated in August 2023.