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The Changing World of Work and the trade union movement’s response

The economy and employment are changing fast, but there are important steps that unions can take to be prepared In 2016, the final panel session at the Unions 21 conference discussed the union movement’s response to the debate on the future of work and in the past year, I have attended events, read reports and had endless discussions on the … Continue reading

25 April 2017 by
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Organising with on-demand freelancers in the platform economy: Part Two

Adopting online freelancing platforms as part of your business model presents organisations with challenges that require novel solutions Digital technologies have enabled the rise of online labour platforms that transform contemporary organisations and the way work gets done.  In Part One of this blog, I introduced a typology of online labour platforms and described the motivations of organisations to work … Continue reading

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Organizing with on-demand freelancers in the platform economy: Part One

To understand the future of work we need to explore the diversity of platforms and how they are used in the modern economy In the platform economy, digital technologies enable a wide range of interactions.  You’re probably familiar with sharing economy platforms such as Uber and Airbnb.  But probably lesser known are the transformative effects that online labour platforms have … Continue reading

18 April 2017 by
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