News about digital labour platforms


  1. Labour and Employment Ministers’ Meeting

    Debate on regulating digital labour platforms is crucial

    02 September 2019

    The ILO Director-General highlighted the need for policies to deal with the challenges of web-based labour platforms. Some form of regulation is needed, Guy Ryder said at the meeting of G20 Labour and Employment Ministers in Matsuyama, Japan.

  2. Social dialogue

    Research Workshop on "Gig economy and Social Dialogue"

    20 May 2019

    In the framework of the research project ''Gig economy and its Implications for Social Dialogue and Workers’ Protection'' funded by the Swiss Network for International Studies (SNIS), the ILO’s Social Dialogue and Tripartism unit (DIALOGUE/GOVERNANCE) in collaboration with the University of Geneva organizes a research workshop on the theme of “Gig economy and social dialogue”.

  3. Future of work

    Maximize risks and handle challenges of new technology

    25 April 2019

    Speaking at a High-level International Conference in Vilnius, Lithuania, on digitalization, ILO Director-General, Guy Ryder, stressed the need to take control of our future of work.


  1. Facebook interview

    Uber, the sharing economy and social dialogue

    21 November 2017

    Watch Uber Head of Work-Policy and Research Amit Singh and UNI Global Union General Secretary Philip Jennings discuss their views on the sharing economy and future of work. The two were at the ILO this week for a high-level seminar hosted by Permanent Mission of Belgium in Geneva.