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Organising freelancers in the platform economy: part two

Adopting online freelancing platforms as part of a business model presents organisations with challenges that require novel solutions.

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 UK unions can take to be prepared.

It’s time to regulate the gig economy

Technology is used to monitor workers doing platform-based work. It can also be used to regulate work and protect workers.

Organising 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.

It’s not the gig economy, stupid.

The gig economy has got us talking about the labour market, but the decline in trade union membership matters more.

Trade unions, the internet, and surviving the gig economy

The internet provides new opportunities to strengthen collective action and improve new forms of work.

A crisis of control: what should the on-demand workforce be demanding?

To improve security at work we must bring together the demands of people in work with those looking to find work.

Same as it ever was? Labour rights and worker organisation in the modern economy

New jobs, old problems. How can labour protect itself from the cloud?

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