Employment status in the ‘gig economy’ - Introduction
This is the first part in a series of webinars on the regulation of the gig economy and focuses on the key statutory provisions that underpin disputes about basic employment rights in these cases.
During this session, barrister Ben Amunwa from 36 Group will assist viewers:
- Appreciate the legal context of the gig economy debate
· Understand where to find the legislation relevant to determining the status of ‘workers’ in the gig economy
· Be aware of the consequences for employers and their workforce regarding questions of worker status
· Recognise how and when issues of ‘worker’ status may arise in employment disputes
· Familiarise themselves with the key definition of a ‘worker’ found in section 230(3)(b) of the Employment Rights Act 1996
· Improve their knowledge of the basic employment legislation that governs when a person is found to be a ‘worker’
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