delivery driver must follow the assignment of the job, the evaluation of the job, and the money that I will receive as determined by the company.
In terms of what they do, they are not protected by the law even though they are not very different from those prescribed by the Labor Standards Act.
So the government is working on a new bill to protect these platform workers, and we got the draft and analyzed it.
Reporter Jeong Da-eun weighed what content was contained and there was no point to supplement.
is a draft law for the protection and support of platform workers of the Ministry of Employment and Labor obtained by SBS.
Relevant information such as job assignments and pay, and employee evaluation methods were provided to employees.
If you file an objection, you must also consult.
Changes to the contract must be notified 15 days in advance and 30 days prior to termination of the contract.
In addition, if you violate these contents or discriminate on the basis of gender or nationality, we have decided to impose a fine of not more than 5 million won.
[Gwonohseong / Holy Spirit University law professor: it is possible to provide the protection of a certain level also for platform workers that are outside the scope of protection of the labor laws in the current situation -
just as the exception that trade secrets do not have to give employees the information provided It is pointed out that it can be passive.
In addition, the bill stipulates that platform workers can create groups and request consultations with the company, but it is also limited that there is no provision that the company must comply.
There are about 220,000 domestic platform workers.
Of these, only 23% of the web-based types, such as design and IT-related industries, account for the most, and 77% of the regional-based types such as deputy and delivery drivers.
There are also voices that the regional-based type should be recognized as a general worker.
[In-Soo Shin/Director, Democratic Trade Unions Union: These people should be viewed as workers, even under the current labor laws.
Platform workers' request is not to apply a special law, but because they are existing workers, please apply the Labor Standards Act…
The government plans to finalize the contents of the bill within the next month after collecting relevant opinions.
(Video coverage: Kim Hyun-sang, video editing: Kim Jong-tae, VJ: Park Hyun-woo)