- Just Eat Takeaway is pivoting to an employee-based model and will no longer rely on gig workers to power its food delivery business in Europe, the BBC reported this week.
- “We want to be certain they do have benefits, that we do pay taxes on those workers,” Takeaway CEO Jitse Groen told the BBC.
- The company has become one of the world’s largest food delivery companies following its acquisition of Just Eat and its plans to merge with Grubhub.
- Groen’s comments came as Uber, Lyft, and other US-based gig companies are engaged in a heated political and legal battle over the status of their workers.
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Just Eat Takeaway CEO Jitse Groen told the BBC this week that the food delivery company plans to end its reliance on gig workers and implement an employment-based model across Europe.
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