Labour protection

Platform workers and social security: Recent developments in Europe | International Social Security Association (ISSA)

Submitted by rruggia on Thu, 11/02/2023 - 16:33

In Europe, as globally, platform work remains a growing phenomenon. This article explores how recent developments in Europe affect platform workers’ rights and access to social security. In particular, it considers recent steps toward the appropriate classification of certain workers, changes in working conditions, and the extension of new rights and responsibilities

Regions / Country
Global challenges
Difficult-to-cover groups
Platform workers
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Digital Platforms
Digital Economy Observatory : Only Tags
Document Type

Gig economy workers need banking support -

Submitted by xaltamirano_rosas on Tue, 06/20/2023 - 14:59

New regulations in Singapore will mean some of Asia’s largest fintechs will have to comply with stricter new rules on supporting their gig economy staff. But across the industry worldwide, these employees are missing out on vital access to financial services. Under the new rules, to be implemented from 2024, staff working for the likes of ride-hailing firms Grab and its competitor Gojek will be required to provide pension support and compensation for accidents that happen while working. There are currently more than 73,000 gig economy workers in Singapore.

Digital plateform workers