ILO Webinar on Challenges and Opportunities for Labour Platforms in China

The Webinar will invite ILO tripartite constituents and other partners in China to discuss opportunity and challenges generated by labour platforms. Relevant ILO working papers will be shared at the Webinar.


  • To better understand the dynamic of digital labour platforms in China
  • To discuss opportunities and challenges generated by labour platforms
  • To explore effective labour protection for platform workers


13:00-15:30 (Beijing time), 8 December 2020


English and Chinese, Simultaneous interpretation provided


13:00 – 13:20Opening Remarks
  • ILO
13:20 – 14:00Panel Discussion: Digital Labour Platforms and Labour Protection
  • Irene Zhou, Deputy Director, Multilateral Labour Affairs, Canadian Labour Program (10 min)
  • MOHRSS Labour Law expert (10 min)
  • ACFTU Labour Relations/Legal expert (10 min)
  • CEC Labour Relations/Legal expert (10 min)
14:00 – 14:15Discussion
14:15 – 15:05Panel Discussion: Working Conditions and Employment Relationships of Platform Workers
  • Janine Berg, Senior Economist, ILO INWORK (10 min)
  • Uma Rani, Senior Economist, ILO RESEARCH (10 min)
  • National employment expert (10 min)
  • National labour relations expert (10 min)
  • National labour law expert (10 min)
15:05 – 15:20Discussion
15:20 – 15:30Closing Remarks
To register for the webinar, please visit: We will share the access link of the Webinar with you upon receiving your registration form.