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International strategies for digital labor platform employment

Editorial

Dr. Tamaro Green, DS

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2021-04-21 23:04:45 viewed: 289

 

The growth of digital labor platforms may require an international strategy for employee protections and managing the effects of shifts in labour (Wilkinson, 2016).  Wilkinson (2016) explains limitations in national strategies for explaining shifts in employment in the job-scarce economy and suggests international collaboration.  Mehta and Awasthi (2019) explain how rising contractual and flexible jobs could lead to lower quality employment.  Vallas and Schor (2020) explains the types of digital labor platforms such as platform developers, cloud based freelancers, gig service workers, content producers, and micro tasking.

 

References:

 

Mehta, B. S., & Awasthi, I. C. (2019). Industry 4.0 and future of work in India. FIIB Business Review, 8(1), 9-16. doi:10.1177/2319714519830489

Vallas, S., & Schor, J. B. (2020). What do platforms do? Understanding the gig economy. Annual Review of Sociology, 46(1), 273-294. doi:10.1146/annurev-soc-121919-054857

Wilkinson, A. (2016). Using strategic foresight methods to anticipate and prepare for the jobs-scarce economy. European Journal of Futures Research, 4(1), 12. doi:10.1007/s40309-016-0094-0

 

 

 

Dr. Tamaro Green is a computer science researcher and the founder of TJG Web Services.  TJG Web Services, LLC is a consulting firm in the field of information technology.  Dr. Green writes on topics of privacy, security, and ethics in information technology and computer science.

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