Transgender van driver sues for gig economy discrimination


Tue, 17 Jul 2018

A transgender woman who worked as a van driver in the gig economy is bringing a discrimination claim against courier company Gnewt Cargo. Hayley, formerly Stanley, from London, claims she was bullied and harassed on the basis of her gender reassignment. The debate around employment rights in the gig economy usually focuses on monetary benefits like holiday pay.




Category: Employment »  Employment status; Sexual orientation discrimination. Keyword(s): Gig economy; Transgender rights. Area(s) of law: Employment.
Source: BBC News

 

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