The Spanish government has made a legal regulation obliging the motorbike and bicycle couriers to work on a contract as of August, providing service to homes in the food industry, depending on digital platforms.
In accordance with the legal regulation adopted by the Council of Ministers, companies such as Deliveroo, Glovo, Ubereats, Stuart, Amazon operating on digital platforms in the food transportation sector will have to register all their employees who serve as courier for a maximum of three months and make contracts with them. .
The number of couriers, whose numbers are increasing day by day in Spain, reaches 30 thousand.
Government Spokesperson and Finance Minister Maria Jesus Montero told the press after the meeting of the Council of Ministers that the new regulation is a very important progress for the rights of courier workers on digital platforms.
Montero stated that the aforementioned change was accepted as soon as 6 months of negotiations, and that the couriers in this sector will now have worker status.