Platform Work and the Danish Model – Legal Perspectives

Natalie Videbæk Munkholm & Christian Højer Schjøler
Labour law and services provided via online platforms or digital apps, platform work, appear to be an ill-matched couple as the business model of the platforms often relies on the worker not being an employee, whereas labour law categorises persons performing work as either self-employed or employees, depending on the circumstances of the relationship. Recent European and national case law concerning Uber illustrate that the classification of platform work is complicated. This article examines platform...