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Portugal's gig-economy employees set to grow to be employees

By Sergio Goncalves and Catarina Demony
LISBON (Reuters) – Portugal has moved a step nearer to ordering digital platforms comparable to Uber and Glovo to make use of a few of their drivers as employees with formal contracts and advantages, turning into the most recent European nation to deal with the gig financial system.
The invoice, which was accredited by the federal government late on Thursday however nonetheless must get the ultimate stamp of approval from parliament, goals to grant hundreds of riders working rights as staff and never freelancers.
It’s more likely to be accredited because the Socialist authorities has the help from different left-wing events. If given the inexperienced gentle, it will likely be one other win for unions worldwide preventing for higher pay and advantages for these employed within the gig financial system.
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