A delivery driver for Meituan, wearing a yellow helmet, and another driver from rival on-demand service provider Ele.me, at the back, are seen checking their smartphones, while on standby in the Futian district of Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP
A delivery driver for Meituan, wearing a yellow helmet, and another driver from rival on-demand service provider Ele.me, at the back, are seen checking their smartphones, while on standby in the Futian district of Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP
Regulation

China’s regulators ramp up pressure on Alibaba, Tencent, other major internet firms to protect gig workers’ basic rights

  • Regulators called on 10 of the country’s biggest internet platform operators to shoulder the social responsibilities for employing gig workers
  • These companies must each draw up their timetable and road map to comply with the government’s latest guidelines on gig workers’ basic rights

Topic |   Regulation
A delivery driver for Meituan, wearing a yellow helmet, and another driver from rival on-demand service provider Ele.me, at the back, are seen checking their smartphones, while on standby in the Futian district of Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP
A delivery driver for Meituan, wearing a yellow helmet, and another driver from rival on-demand service provider Ele.me, at the back, are seen checking their smartphones, while on standby in the Futian district of Shenzhen. Photo: SCMP
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