Shanghai’s new policy escorts new forms of employment for workers

2022-05-04 0 By

The Shanghai Municipal Human Resources and Social Security Bureau, along with eight other departments including the Municipal Development and Reform Commission and the Municipal Transportation Commission, issued a guideline on safeguarding the labor security rights and interests of workers with new employment forms, according to a statement released Wednesday.The “implementation opinion” focus on new business mode facing the outstanding problems of laborer’s rights and interests, improve the establishment conforms to the situation of labor relations, is not completely in line with establishing the new employment situation of labor relations form workers fair employment, labor remuneration, rest, labor security, social insurance system, to specifically focusing on relevant platform for enterprises,To carry out the pilot program of occupational injury protection for people with flexible employment on the Shanghai platform, require the platform to optimize algorithm principles, prohibit the platform from taking the strictest algorithm as assessment requirements, and curb the practice of “replacing management with punishment”.Li Huaping, legal adviser of the Shanghai Federation of Trade Unions, said new forms of employment mainly provide services through the Internet and platform economy, including takeout, express delivery and online car drivers, as well as travel, same-city and freight.In practice, new forms of employment may encounter more problems such as labor remuneration, occupational injury and social insurance.Take occupational injuries as an example. For example, if a delivery worker of a delivery platform has a traffic accident or falls down during delivery, will the platform be held liable?Who should take responsibility for this?This was a little vague before.In addition, there is also labor payment settlement, because all these settlement methods are determined by the platform unit price, including what kind of deduction proportion, etc. As the employment workers who provide services, he has no right to negotiate.So he doesn’t know exactly how much he’ll get paid this month when he finally gets his services done.