“The fact that a worker consented to the establishment of successive fixed-term employment relationships does not deprive him or her from the protection granted by the Framework Agreement on fixed-term work”
The decision could be one of many that shifts how Uber and other gig economy service providers can operate in Europe
The ruling reflects on the diminished line between using company property for personal use over the last decade
Cologne’s District Court has ruled that Smartlaw, an automated system allowing users to generate contracts online, cannot continue because it is not provided by a law firm.
The decision may well influence the Commission’s strategy in competition law
The ruling strengthens the right of qualified lawyers to practice in other EU countries, without having special requirements imposed upon them.