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Uber-style working review attacked as 'feeble'

Uber-style working review attacked as 'feeble'

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A long-awaited review of the rights of gig economy workers - who are freelance or have temporary contracts and work irregular hours - is facing a union backlash.The findings of the Government-commissioned report, which were widely leaked in advance, calls for additional protections for those employed by the likes of Uber and Deliveroo amid claims they are exploited.The review, led by the head of the Royal Society of Arts, Matthew Taylor, recommends a new category of worker called a "dependent contractor" be created to bolster rights to sick pay and holiday pay.:: Plans to shape the future of the UK's gig economy But he stops short of demanding a blanket minimum wage - instead calling for two-way flexibility on the issue of pay, with companies having to pay at least the minimum wage in exch...