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Employment and working conditions of selected types of platform work

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24 Wrzesień 2018
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24 Wrzesień 2018
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Executive summary in 22 languages

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Platform work is a form of employment that uses an online platform to match the supply of and demand for paid labour. In Europe, platform work is still small in scale but is rapidly developing. The types of work offered through platforms are ever-increasing, as are the challenges for existing regulatory frameworks. This report explores the working and employment conditions of three of the most common types of platform work in Europe. For each of these types, Eurofound assesses the physical and social environment, autonomy, employment status and access to social protection, and earnings and taxation based on interviews with platform workers. A comparative analysis of the regulatory frameworks applying to platform work in 18 EU Member States accompanies this review. This looks into workers’ employment status, the formal relationships between clients, workers and platforms, and the organisation and representation of workers and platforms.

 

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  • Full report

    Number of Pages: 
    86
    Reference No: 
    EF18001
    ISBN: 
    978-92-897-1749-6
    Catalogue: 
    TJ-03-18-239-EN-N
    DOI: 
    10.2806/929950
    Catalogue info

    Employment and working conditions of selected types of platform work

    Platform work is a form of employment that uses an online platform to match the supply of and demand for paid labour. In Europe, platform work is still small in scale but is rapidly developing. The types of work offered through platforms are ever-increasing, as are the challenges for existing regulatory frameworks. This report explores the working and employment conditions of three of the most common types of platform work in Europe.

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  • Executive summary

    Number of pages: 
    2
    Reference No: 
    EF180011
    Catalogue info

    Warunki zatrudnienia i pracy w kontekście wybranych rodzajów pracy za pośrednictwem platform internetowych

    Authors: 
    Eurofound

    Praca za pośrednictwem platform internetowych jest formą zatrudnienia, w ramach której wykorzystuje się platformy internetowe w celu dopasowania podaży i popytu na płatną pracę. W Europie tego rodzaju praca jest nadal mało popularna, ale szybko się rozwija. Istnieje coraz więcej rodzajów pracy oferowanej za pośrednictwem platform internetowych jak również wyzwań dla istniejących ram regulacyjnych. W przedmiotowym sprawozdaniu przeanalizowano warunki zatrudnienia i pracy w kontekście trzech najpopularniejszych rodzajów pracy za pośrednictwem platform internetowych w Europie w oparciu o rozmowy przeprowadzone z osobami pracującymi za pośrednictwem platform internetowych. Analizowane aspekty obejmują środowisko fizyczne i społeczne, niezależność, status zatrudnienia, dostęp do ochrony socjalnej, zarobki i podatki. W sprawozdaniu przedstawiono również analizę porównawczą ram regulacyjnych mających zastosowanie do pracy za pośrednictwem platform internetowych w 18 państwach członkowskich UE. 

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Part of the series

  • New forms of employment

    This series reports on the new forms of employment emerging across Europe that are driven by societal, economic and technological developments and are different from traditional standard or non-standard employment in a number of ways. This series explores what characterises these new employment forms and what implications they have for working conditions and the labour market.

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