Labour protection mechanisms

New Forms of Employment and Labour Protection in China

Submitted by pmassetti on

ILO Working Paper 103(20.02.2024)  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.

Regions / Country
china
Topics
Extension of coverage
Digital plateform workers
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Digital labour platforms and national employment policies in China: Studying the case of food delivery platforms

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ILO Working paper (Dec 2023) This paper takes food-delivery platforms as a case study in China to examine the impact of digital labour platforms on employment and presents findings in employment structure, employment relations, working conditions, wages, protection of workers and social insurance in the food-delivery sector.

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

Submitted by rruggia on

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
Europe
Global challenges
Topics
Difficult-to-cover groups
Platform workers
Digital Economy Topical Cluster
Digital Platforms
Digital Economy Observatory : Only Tags
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Europe: Social protection for the self-employed: Council calls for action to address remaining gaps

Submitted by pmassetti on

consilium.europa.eu (09.10.2023) Self-employed workers are key players in European economy and innovation. Therefore, we need to ensure and improve their social protection coverage across Europe in order to ensure decent working and living conditions for them. Now, more than ever, we need a socially robust and a socially oriented Europe. José Luis Escrivá, Spain’s acting Minister for Inclusion, Social Security and Migration In over half the Member States the self-employed were not covered by all branches of social protection in 2022.

Digital plateform workers

Canada: How portable benefits can support inclusivity among gig workers

Submitted by pmassetti on

Benefits Canada.com (06.07.2023) Amid the growing gig economy, as well as workers’ calls for increased flexibility and a volatile labour market, there’s increasing demand for portable benefits.

Regions / Country
canada
Digital plateform workers
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