ILO Working Paper 103
20 February 2024
The objective of this paper is to provide a panoramic description and analysis of the diversity of the new forms of employment that have been emerging in China, with the focus on their background, the main types, the status quo of labour rights protection, and the government's responses to the challenges of labour regulations brought by NFE. Finally, on the basis of the above, the paper puts forward corresponding policy recommendations on how to improve workers' protection in new forms of Employment.
ILO Working paper 106
06 February 2024
This study contributes to the understanding of unionization in the platform economy, both in terms of membership rates among different groups of platform workers and the potential for unionization among those who are not yet members. The findings are based on a unique cross-national and comparative survey, dedicated to the analysis of various forms of digitally-mediated work and trade union-related behaviour, which allows for an explicit link between the platform economy and the conventional economy.
ILO Working paper 101
An unfinished task? Matching the Platform Work Directive with the EU and international "social acquis"
20 December 2023
This paper seeks to explore the key emerging regulatory dimensions of platform work. It contextualizes the challenges associated with platform work as an expression of the consolidated features that, in the past decades, have been transforming the labour market: non-standardization and the deregulation of employment relationships.
ILO Working paper 100
The platform economy and transformations in the world of work: The case of delivery platform workers in Santiago, Chile
05 December 2023
This paper examines the experiences of delivery workers on digital labor platforms in Chile and analyses the implications of the platform business model. It highlights challenges in working conditions and algorithmic management practices, which are crucial to address for ensuring decent work, as Chile moves towards implementing a new law to regulate platform work.
Assessment of social security coverage of workers in diverse forms of employment and in platform employment in China
12 October 2022
ILO Working paper 80
Realizing the opportunities of the platform economy through freedom of association and collective bargaining
30 September 2022
This study provides empirical evidence from different regions of the world to identify avenues for platform economy workers to access freedom of association and collective bargaining.
Bulletin ECLAC - ILO | Vol. 1 | Núm. 1
13 July 2022
The report is a biannual publication produced jointly between the Office of the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC) in Buenos Aires and the country office of the International Labour Organization (ILO) for Argentina
ILO Working paper 50
21 February 2022
ILO Working paper 38
26 July 2021
This paper traces the development of freelance platform work in the Russian Federation based on unique data from four online surveys conducted over the period 2009 and 2019 via the leading platform for creative and knowledge-based work and analyses the working conditions and well-being of the workers.
ILO Working paper 32
25 May 2021
This paper presents the emergence and growth of digital labour markets in Eastern Europe over the period 1999-2019. It presents the profiles of digital workers, their working conditions and discusses how these are shaped by the business models of digital labour platforms.