EU Sources - Tackling social disruption in the online platform economy - August 31, 2019

FEPS published a Policy paper in which it makes the case that regulation of the activities of online platforms is necessary at EU level. Especially the precarious position of their workers needs to be regulated. Much online platform work is vulnerable and the current regulatory responses at national level have so far been insufficient to protect online platform workers. The paper concludes that it is important to shift the narrative away from ‘harmful rules’ that ‘hamper’ technological ‘innovation’ and instead to argue for a socially sustainable technologically supported economy that benefits everyone involved.

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