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Good Work: The Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices

Taylor Review The work of this Review is based on a single overriding ambition: All work in the UK economy should be fair and decent with realistic scope for developmentThis content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

Domestic worker app wins SAVCA award

Business Report SweepSouth has won the Small Companies category at the inaugural Southern African Venture Capital and Private Equity Association (SAVCA) Industry Awards. The app is South Africa’s first onlineThis content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

Crowdwork – A Comparative Law Perspective

Bernd Waas, Wilma B. Liebman, Andrew Lyubarsky and Katsutoshi Kezuka Just a few years ago, crowdwork was virtually unheard of. That has changed. As if a synonym for the transformationThis content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

Information Technology and the U.S. Workforce: Where Are We and Where Do We Go from Here?

Committee on Information Technology, Automation, and the U.S. Workforce; Computer Science and Telecommunications Board; Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences; National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine   Recent yearsThis content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

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Maybe the Gig economy isn’t reshaping work after all

For years, economists, pundits and policymakers have grappled with the rise of Uber, the growth of temporary work and the fissuring of the relationship between companies and their workers. OptimistsThis content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

UK report calls out “dubious” gig economy practices, urges law reform

Natasha Lomas (Techcrunch) Pressure is mounting on the UK government to close loopholes in employment law to protect people working in the gig economy from being underpaid and otherwise exploited.This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

Employment and Working Conditions of Selected Types of Platform Work

Willem Pieter de Groen (Centre for European Policy Studies) Zachary Kilhoffer (Centre for European Policy Studies) Karolien Lenaerts (Centre for European Policy Studies) Irene Mandl (Eurofound) Platform work is aThis content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

In Bellwether Gig Economy Case, Judge Rules Grubhub Driver Is Not an Employee

By Cogan Schneier (The Recorder) U.S. Magistrate Judge Jacqueline Scott Corley ruled that Grubhub properly classified a delivery driver as an independent contractor instead of an employee under California law.This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember […]

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