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Michael Byrnes discusses the issue of employees v independent contractors in the “gig economy”
Michael Byrnes discusses the issue of employees v independent contractors in the “gig economy” with John Stanley and Scott Haywood on 2GB, 3AW and 4BC on 10 March 2019
The ‘gig economy’ is a by-product of disruptive companies and it’s raising questions for governments and employment law experts. Are workers sole traders? Are they independent contractors? Are they employees? Deliveroo is pushing for a ‘third way’ of legally defining contract workers, which would allow companies to provide some benefits – including sick pay and third-party liability insurance – without employment.
Michael Byrnes chats with John Stanley and Scott Hayward on Let’s Talk Business.
Listen to the segment here (from 16.25).