Platform Workers: Decent Rights & Pay

Language Dutch, English, Spanish  
Title Platform Workers: Decent Rights & Pay  
Funded by Instituut GAK  
Duration October 2019 - April 2021  
Goal Process and offer target group and action-oriented information in order to make up for knowledge arrears in the fields of rights and pay quickly and effectively, for the benefit of platform workers in the Netherlands and abroad.  
Description While the platform economy is growing rapidly in the Netherlands and abroad, knowledge about income and legal positions of platform workers lags behind, both among policy makers and platform workers themselves. Systematically gathered knowledge is needed to achieve improvements, preferably in dialogue with platform workers and their representatives. A good view of schemes (or initiatives to create them) and income in a varied group of countries can be used immediately to achieve improvements with platform workers and their representatives. This includes collective bargaining agreements, contracts, remuneration systems, legislation and, of course, organizational forms, such as a trade union, a platform workers group, a cooperative, or a Facebook community. By means of the WageIndicator infrastructure and methodology the existing knowledge arrears can be quickly and effectively made up.  
Countries in action Netherlands, Argentina, India, Spain, South Africa, United Kingdom  
Lead Partner WageIndicator Foundation  
Key actors WageIndicator: Iftikhar Ahmad, Daniela Ceccon, Martin Kahanec, Martin Guzi  Paulien Osse, Niels Peuchen, Kea Tijdens. University of Amsterdam: Rachel Rietveld, Evert Verhulp  
Partners UvA/AIAS-HSI and UVA Arbeidsmarkt Research BV  
Timeline
October 2019 - April 2021  
Websites
 Loonwijzer.nl, Elsalario.com.ar, Paycheck.in, Tusalario.es, WageIndicator.co.uk, Mywage.co.za  
Applications/Tools
 WageIndicator labour Law database COBRA, WageIndicator wages and working conditions survey   
Presentations
 
 
Presentation at Reshaping Work Conference in Amsterdam, October 25th, 2019
Giving rights to platform workers: are collective agreements the right tool? - October 2019
 
Publications
   
Links to websites About Platform Economy  
Platform Economy in India Non standard Workers Clauses in the Labour Law integrated into Paycheck.in  

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