Livemint | By Prashant K Nanda
PUBLISHED ON MAR 31, 2021 07:34 AM IST
India’s gig economy is still at a nascent stage, but the young and not-so-skilled flexi workforce will gradually shift to better-paid and more productive work, the report said.
By Arun Dev
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 03:35 PM IST
Tanveer Pasha, president of the Ola-Uber Drivers Association in Bengaluru, said on Tuesday that a meeting will be held next week to finalise the plan for the new platform.
PUBLISHED ON MAR 17, 2021 09:28 AM IST
Weeks after a top court ruling that could shake up Britain's wider "gig economy" of 5.5 million people, Uber said its drivers would also get holiday pay and a pension.
Bloomberg | | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
UPDATED ON FEB 23, 2021 09:11 PM IST
- The Geneva-based body’s call comes just days after Britain’s Supreme Court ruled that Uber Technologies Inc. must treat its drivers as “workers”
PUBLISHED ON FEB 17, 2021 07:58 PM IST
- Alex Rosenblat is best known for her 2018 book, “Uberland: How Algorithms Are Rewriting the Rules of Work,”. The book highlights driver stories of pay disparities, pervasive surveillance and the lopsided power dynamics in algorithm-mediated work.
By Gautam Bhatia
UPDATED ON SEP 22, 2020 11:40 PM IST
Carefully-drafted laws that recognise the reality of platform work, and guarantee to platform workers both procedural rights (such as collective bargaining) and substantive rights (such as minimum wages and safe working conditions) are the only solution to this problem.
Bloomberg | By David Fickling | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2020 07:17 PM IST
What does the devastation wrought by Covid-19 tell us about the underlying pathologies of our own culture and time? It’s hard to escape one common factor in multiple outbreaks. Again and again, clusters of infection have been associated with those whose work is low-paid, insecure and contingent.
Hindustan Times | By Cherylann Mollan
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2020 08:56 PM IST
Say they’re catering to the changing work habits of start-ups and gig economy freelancers.
Hindustan Times | By Vanessa Viegas
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 06:29 PM IST
At the Kindness Jam, volunteering opportunities include everything from urban-farming events, to beach clean-ups. Sign up, help out and win tickets to a gig headlined by Ankur Tiwari, Tanmay Bhat.
By Apar Gupta
UPDATED ON DEC 26, 2018 09:59 AM IST
If data scandals of this year have taught us anything, it is that profit follows trust of users which is earned by respecting their individual rights
By Lalit Khanna
PUBLISHED ON OCT 30, 2018 07:30 PM IST
The introduction of the latest advents in technology and digitization is leading to more techoriented consulting work for consulting firms. With the continual development of technology, the needs of businesses keep on changing.