Work and Employment under the Gig Economy


This paper aims to indicate the key issues yielding to explain why a regulatory framework and correct policy responses are needed for what here we define as a platform 'society' and to identify its key 'collective' features. These include the respect of workers' fundamental rights (i.e. collective bargaining and representation) as well as they include the role of the state and public policy. These reflections are developed in the light of an in-depth examinations of the social implications of the gig-economy for work and employment.

DOI Code: 10.1285/i20356609v12i3p629

Keywords: gig-economy; platform; digital; work; employment


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