Digital work in the ‘platform economy’

The last (but not least) stage of precariousness in labour relationships

Matteo Avogaro, University of Milan

The process of Uberisation of work represents a key challenge for labour lawyers, as it jeopardises, together with employment law rules and standards, the very founding idea that labour is not a commodity. The presentation will analyse the labour relationships emerging in the so-called gig economy (or platform economy), as including the two main categories of work-on-demand-via-app and crowd work.