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2018
ILO LIVE: ASK THE EXPERTS - IS THE GIG ECONOMY THE FUTURE OF WORK?

The on demand economy is growing fast, technological advancements have allowed web platform-based companies to distribute work in the form of “gigs” to a geographically dispersed crowd, or to allocate tasks to individuals in a specific location. Uber and Deliveroo are two big names that have transformed the way we order and pay for services and with it, our expectations of what we pay. But what are the implications for the on demand workers and for the world of work more broadly?