21 November 2016
The European Trade Union Institute has just put together a 40-page report that comes out of their conference on ‘Shaping the new world of work. The impacts of digitalisation ... Read More Shaping the new world of work
27 September 2016
We live in a world in which it is increasingly possible to use online labour markets to outsource work directly to any corner of the planet. Millions of new ... Read More Why the digital gig economy needs co-ops and unions
16 August 2016
Last week ‘gig’ workers took to the streets in a show of public discontent. London’s Deliveroo couriers (moped or cycle riding workers who pick up food from restaurants and ... Read More It’s a matter of time: can Deliveroo deliver collective bargaining for the gig economy?
11 May 2016
For decades, large firms have been outsourcing and offshoring jobs. Work flowed from developed economies to developing ones, where wages were lower and regulations were of a lighter touch. ... Read More Organising in the “digital wild west”: Can strategic bottlenecks help prevent a race to the bottom for online workers?
3 November 2015
Tyldesley miners during the 1926 General Strike (Wikipedia) I’ve posted online a pre-print version of my upcoming chapter in Space, place and global digital work, edited by Jörg Flecker ... Read More Can virtual workers strike? Book chapter on identity and collective action in microwork