The EU Commission seeks feedback on competition rules on collective bargaining agreements for self-employed individuals

On 6 January 2021, the European Commission (“Commission”) launched an inception impact assessment on an initiative that seeks to clarify the applicability of EU competition rules to collective bargaining agreements involving “solo” self-employed individuals. The initiative stems from several studies and surveys which concluded that a growing number of individuals engage in so-called “platform work”, where they find themselves in situations of unbalanced negotiating power vis-à-vis certain firms/buyers of labour. As a result, many self-employed in

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  • Van Bael & Bellis (Brussels)

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Denise Osei, The EU Commission seeks feedback on competition rules on collective bargaining agreements for self-employed individuals, 6 January 2021, e-Competitions Exchange of information in associations of undertakings, Art. N° 99392

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