Publications on digital labour platforms

2018

  1. Publication

    Work on Digital Labour Platforms in Ukraine: Issues and Policy Perspectives

    27 July 2018

    The surveys focused specifically on working conditions of online platform workers in Ukraine, and show that digital labour platforms have transformed the modes of work and changed how work is viewed by both businesses and workers.

  2. ILO Research Paper Series

    The architecture of digital labour platforms: Policy recommendations on platform design for worker well-being

    15 May 2018

  3. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 94

    Organizing On-Demand: Representation, Voice, and Collective Bargaining in the Gig Economy

    29 March 2018

  4. Publication

    Decent Work in the Platform Economy

    11 March 2018

    This technical note provides a brief overview of recent developments in the platform economy in terms of employment, the nature of work and job quality and then outlines major policy issues. The review draws on the existing empirical literature and the ILO’s recent research findings.

  5. Issue Briefs

    No.5 Job quality in the platform economy

    20 February 2018

    This Issue Brief summarizes some of the existing empirical literature on job quality in the platform economy, particularly crowdworking platforms, drawing upon ILO surveys of crowdworkers and the existing literature.

  6. Publication

    Decent Work in the Platform Economy

    30 January 2018

    Presentation at the G7 Employment Task Force Meeting (29-30 Jan 2018)

2016

  1. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 74

    Income security in the on-demand economy: Findings and policy lessons from a survey of crowdworkers

    01 May 2016

  2. Conditions of Work and Employment Series No. 71

    The rise of the "just-in-time workforce": On-demand work, crowdwork and labour protection in the "gig-economy"

    14 January 2016