Takeaway food app Deliveroo and three former directors will appear in a Paris court on charges of "undeclared labour" next year, a source close to the cases said Monday.
Deliveroo France, an ex-managing director and two other former senior staff have been summoned to the Paris criminal court from March 8-16 to answer the charges dating back to 2015-2017 of "not declaring a large number of jobs", said the source.
The British group Deliveroo has enjoyed a dazzling international ride in a short space of time but faces questions over its sustainability, highlighted by a poor stock market debut in London this year.
French prosecutors suspected Deliveroo had "recourse to thousands of workers under a claimed independent status", the source added.
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