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Study flags poor quality working conditions for remote gig workers

3 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

An Oxford University study of remote gig economy work conducted on digital platforms has highlighted poor quality working conditions with implications for employees' well-being.
The research comes at a time when political scrutiny is increasingly falling on algorithmically controlled platforms and their societal impacts. Policymakers are also paying greater attention to the precarious reality for workers on platforms which advertise their gig marketplaces to new recruits with shiny claims of ‘flexibility' and ‘autonomy'.
Governments in some regions are also actively reassessing employment...
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