Employment and working conditions of selected types of platform work National context analysis: Austria

Focusing on Austria, this report provides an overview of online platforms matching supply and demand for paid work, looking at different platforms and activities, working conditions, legal developments, and trends and changes in the labour market. It discusses the different concepts and definitions of platform work and describe how platforms operate. Furthermore, it will look at the characteristics of platforms, reflecting the extraordinary heterogeneity of this new form of employment. In addition, it discusses the composition of the platform workforce, their working conditions and their legal employment status based on case studies of workers and expert interviews.

De Groen, W.P., Kilhoffer, Z., Lenaerts, K. and Felten, E. (2018), Employment and working conditions of selected types of platform work National context analysis: Austria, Working paper WPEF18053 Eurofound, Dublin.

Metadata

  • no specific sector focus
  • Austria
  • 2018
  • Research publication
  • worker demographics, platform characteristics, legal issues
  • English
  • Eurofound (Research institute)
  • Qualitative research
  • Open access
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