A delivery rider for Meituan, one of China's biggest food delivery firms, making a delivery after picking it up at a restaurant in Beijing on April 27. Photo: AFP
A delivery rider for Meituan, one of China's biggest food delivery firms, making a delivery after picking it up at a restaurant in Beijing on April 27. Photo: AFP
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China’s top court wants to protect gig workers without hampering tech platforms’ development, aiding Meituan and Didi

  • A justice on the Supreme People’s Court said the court will help regulate the ‘healthy growth’ of platforms while protecting gig workers’ ‘legitimate rights’
  • The statement offered relief to platform operators after the government expanded protections for delivery workers and ride-hailing drivers in July

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A delivery rider for Meituan, one of China's biggest food delivery firms, making a delivery after picking it up at a restaurant in Beijing on April 27. Photo: AFP
A delivery rider for Meituan, one of China's biggest food delivery firms, making a delivery after picking it up at a restaurant in Beijing on April 27. Photo: AFP
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