China: the first case law on online employment relationship provides a better view on future legal trends

The People’s Court of Beijing Chaoyang District has tried and wound up China’s first judicial case involving labor disputes related to online employment, and the judge deciding on the case has largely communicated about the base of his decision.

Through . Published on 25 July 2017 à 12h37 - Update on 26 July 2017 à 16h29

The Good Chef case. Good Chef, a mobile application operated by Shanghai Lekuai Information Technology Co. Ltd., allows users to book in-home chef service online. Seven chefs registered with the app and provided private chef service for clients through that platform. The Chaoyang District Court held that since chef service was the only business run by Lekuai as well as the primary service provided by the chefs,…

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