China urges platform companies to protect rights of gig workers

China urges platform companies to protect rights of gig workers

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China urged platform companies to protect the rights of gig workers, according to a joint statement issued the human resources ministry and other ministries on Tuesday, after a meeting between regulators and the companies last Friday.

The 11 companies that took part included take-out delivery platforms Meituan, ele.me and ride-hailing firm Didi Global, the Ministry of Human Resources and Social Security said on its website.

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