The ‘Uberisation’ of work is driving people to co-operatives

"Street protests against popular “sharing” economy firms Uber and Airbnb have become commonplace around the world. Both these sector giants are succeeding in circumventing market regulations in many markets in areas including tax and labour law, creating concerns not just among workers but the broader public. Direct action against these companies has not been the only response. Co-operatives and new platforms that offer workers equity or customers a “purpose” are growing in number." Read more  

Sarah Kaine, Danielle Logue & Emmanuel Josserand The Conversation 28 Sep 2016

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