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The EU Commission seeks feedback on introducing regulations to ensure that competition law allows self-employed workers to bargain collectively

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The European Commission is seeking feedback on introducing regulations or guidance to ensure that EU competition law rules do not prevent self-employed workers from collectively bargaining. On 6 January 2020, the European Commission (EC) published an inception impact assessment that invites comments on the scope of application of EU competition law to collective bargaining agreements for the self-employed. The EC will launch in the first half of 2021 a more detailed public consultation, with a view to the possible adoption of a Council Regulation or an EC Communication in the second quarter of 2022. The inception impact assessment and public consultation will be of interest to clients operating in the platform economy. Their implications are potentially broader, however, and may

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