Glovo fined $78M for labor breaches in Spain

2017-08-24_00h03_35 IT総合
Spain’s homegrown on-demand delivery app, Glovo — which since the end of last year has been majority owned by Germany’s Delivery Hero — has been fined €79 million (~$79M) for breaches of labor laws related to the employment classification of couriers, local press reported yesterday.
El Pais reported that the record sanction for the company was issued for a finding that the startup had 10,614 workers falsely classed as “autónomos” (aka self employed) in Barcelona and Valencia, after the Department of Labour found the couriers were in an employment relationshi