Rationality of Revising the Notion of Employee Taking into Account Technological Progress


  • Miranda Matcharadze




Employee, independent contractor, self-employed persons, “quazi – salaried” persons, atypical forms of employment, Gig Worker, Remote Work.


Fast development of innovative technologies resulted in spread of new, non-standard forms of employment, which mainly is managed by self-regulation, in the framework of freedom of contract, without any special legislative regulation.[1] However, atypical employees have so much in common with standard employees, that the court hardly can differentiate them, and this fairly creates query to give this category labor and other social guarantees, and therefore requires revision of the definition of employee.


[1] Some countries regulated similar categories of workers’ rights, for instance Italy.

Author Biography

Miranda Matcharadze

Doctoral Student of Ivane Javakhishvili Tbilisi State University, Faculty of Law.


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How to Cite

Matcharadze, M. (2020). Rationality of Revising the Notion of Employee Taking into Account Technological Progress. Journal of Law, (2), 53–68. https://doi.org/10.48614/jlaw.2.2020.53-68