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Platform work: Mechanisms and effectiveness of initiatives to tackle issues around work and employment Forthcoming

Policy brief
Planned publication date
desember 2022

Sammendrag

Platform work – the matching of supply of and demand for paid labour through an online platform or app – is gaining increasing importance in Europe. It has attracted policy attention due to its inherent opportunities and challenges. Across Europe, initiatives have been introduced by governments, Read more

Platform work – the matching of supply of and demand for paid labour through an online platform or app – is gaining increasing importance in Europe. It has attracted policy attention due to its inherent opportunities and challenges. Across Europe, initiatives have been introduced by governments, social partners and grassroots organisations aimed at harnessing the potential and reducing the risks of this employment form. The areas covered include regulation, representation, advice and information provision, as well as measures addressing social protection, ratings and training. This policy brief explores the characteristics of selected instruments and provides an initial assessment of their effectiveness to support policymakers in their efforts to tackle work and employment issues in platform work.

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