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Spain Prepares Labor Laws that Could Force Food Delivery Apps to Employ Gig Workers

The Spanish government is preparing strict labor law changes that could mean food-delivery platforms have to formally employ the couriers they rely on. Under rules expected to be proposed as soon as this week, companies such as Uber Eats, Deliveroo …

How to Deliver Restaurants from Risks of Take-Out Boom

With a growing number of apps and on-demand services, millennials in particular are increasingly ordering take-out food from their favorite restaurants. As more restaurants expand services into delivery, risk managers must be mindful about vehicle exposures and aggressively manage not …

Is GrubHub Case a Barometer for Independent Contractors Rules?

Food delivery company GrubHub Inc. may be one of the first tech firms to feel the impact of a ruling this week from California’s highest court that makes it easier for workers to prove they are a company’s employees and …

U.S. Judge Rules ‘Gig Economy’ Driver Is Independent Contractor

A U.S. judge in San Francisco on Thursday said a former Grubhub Inc. delivery driver was an independent contractor and not the company’s employee, in the first case of its kind against a “gig economy” company that went to trial. …