Crowdworkers are not automatically employees

An agreement by a so-called crowd worker with the operator of an internet platform that does not contain any obligation to accept orders does not constitute an employment relationship, according to a decision of the Regional Labor Court Munich.


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Crowdworkers are not automatically employees


  • Court ruling
  • Germany
  • Yes
  • employment status, legal issues
  • German
  • Regional Labor Court Munich (Landesarbeitsgericht Muenchen)
  • 2019
  • Open access
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