1 Article by: John Colin Marston

John Colin Marston is a freelance writer and editor based in Milan.

We’re Not Self-Employed, We’re Workers

The gig economy is notorious for using bogus self-employment to skirt around labor laws and evade collective bargaining. But in Italy, strikes by couriers have forced major food delivery firms to recognize their employee status — a success that also shows how we can revitalize the wider labor movement.