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# gig economy

This year
International bands second-guessing Irish shows due to spiralling costs of performing here
A report by
Emer Moreau
Industry insiders say promoters are becoming more risk-averse with shows which may make a significant loss.
All time
Uber grants UK drivers employee status in world first
It is a massive change in the business model of the ride-hailing app.
Deliveroo drivers strike in Dublin for better working conditions
A number of riders went offline from 6pm.
Covid-19 and the gig economy: What are companies planning to support delivery riders?
Deliveroo and Uber Eats said they are prepping measures to support riders that are affected.
Trade union: 'RTÉ can no longer justify bogus employment contracts'
A report found that a quarter of RTÉ freelance contracts have features “akin to employment”.