UK: Fairwork analysis of working conditions for 12 digital platforms finds none meet five basic standards of fair work; incl. co. responses
Business & Human Rights Resource Centre, 19 May 2023
Fairwork has released its third UK report analysing the working conditions in 12 digital labour platforms across the ride hail, delivery, and domestic work sectors.
The Gig Economy Is Much Worse for Women
Wired UK, 08 May 2023
Women working for platforms routinely face harassment and abuse — for considerably lower pay.
Uber Eats and Bolt ranked UK’s worst gig economy companies for working conditions
Big Issue, 28 April 2023
New research finds most food delivery and ride-hailing apps are failing to “ensure work that meets even basic criteria of fairness”.
‘My boss is spying on me’: The rise in companies recording employees’ every move – and what that means for you
iNews, 20 December 2022
Companies are increasingly recording employees’ every move and also delegating serious decisions to algorithms – such as recruitment, promotions and sometimes even sackings
Phenix Centre hosts annual Fairwork Summit in Jordan, bringing together global experts on the future of platform work
7 June 2023
New Fairwork UK report finds platforms still failing to provide minimum protections for gig workers as demand for services falls
28 April 2023
Launching Gigpedia: the global database on platform work
1 March 2023
Fairwork denounces Sunak government’s proposed legislation, states limiting workers’ right to strike is undemocratic
27 January 2023