OPINION | RIP gig economy? How platform workers can survive a string of economic shocks
News24, 15 October 2022
Platform workers, already more vulnerable to high inflation and high fuel costs, are also more vulnerable to job losses, and those still working are experiencing expenses exceeding their hourly pay.
Fairwork reports low pay, harsh conditions and no safety for app workers
The Citizen, 12 September 2022
The study finds that these workers continue to face insufficient wages, unfair working conditions and lack of benefits.
Platform Workers Are Not Adequately Protected During The Cost-of-living Crisis, A New Study
Africa.com, 09 September 2022
The fourth annual ratings of working conditions in the South African platform economy finds platform workers continue to face insufficient wages, unfair working conditions and a lack of benefits and protections afforded to employees.
SA ‘gig workers’ see fuel cost eat into earnings and are increasingly concerned about their safety
Business Insider, 08 September 2022
South Africa's 'gig workers' are under increasing strain. This is according to the fourth annual Fairwork report compiled by Oxford University and the University of Cape Town (UCT).
The gig economy risks rolling back hard-fought gender-based entitlements in the workplace
28 June 2023
Phenix Centre hosts annual Fairwork Summit in Jordan, bringing together global experts on the future of platform work
7 June 2023
African Platform Manager Workshop: A new strategy of engagement to secure pro-worker changes in the platform economy
31 May 2023
Launching Gigpedia: the global database on platform work
1 March 2023