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Uber and AXA sign a partnership in view of strengthening the protection of independent workers in the digital sector

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Jul 25, 2017
published at 6:45 AM CEST

Uber and AXA are happy to announce today the signing of a partnership in view of strengthening the protection of independent workers using Uber technology in France.

As part of this innovative partnership, the AXA Group, a world leader in insurance, will bring its experience in the protection of independent workers, notably on coverage of medical expenses, disability indemnities, and survivor benefits in case of an accident. For its part, Uber will offer a new protection for free that will enable these independent workers to work flexibly with peace of mind. This new system of protection is expected to be implemented as of autumn. At that time, more specific details on the offer will be provided.

Pierre-Dimitri Gore-Coty
Head of Operations for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), Uber

We’re thrilled to partner with AXA, a world leader in insurance, to develop an innovative package that will provide independent workers that use Uber technology with accident insurance. This partnership will provide a safety net for the independent workers who enjoy flexible work at the touch of a button and we’ll carry on listening about further improvements we can make to create the best possible experience.

Thomas Buberl
Chief Executive Officer of AXA

AXA is pleased to launch a partnership today with Uber. AXA has always developed innovative solutions to protect entrepreneurs and their families. The digital revolution brings about profound changes in the forms of work. This partnership between a world leader in insurance and one of the most emblematic companies in the new economy will help to accompany these changes by providing everyone with optimal protection.

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