17 de March de 2021

Impact of gig economy on employment status

The impact of the gig economy on employment relations is an issue being debated worldwide. The million-dollar question is whether workers are employees or self-employed.

A common decisive criterion in Brazil to distinguish an employee from a self-employed worker is the employer’s exercise of authority in the relationship. The most important employment requirement for such test is subordination.

Maury Lobo and Poliana César, respectively partner and associate in our labor practice group, cover the matter in a new update published by the International Law Office (ILO).


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