GIG ECONOMY

GIG ECONOMY

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  1. FILE PHOTO: Investor walks out of the Uber roadshow with documents in hand at a hotel in New York

    Uber drivers go on strike in London and US ahead of IPO, early protests sparse

    Some Uber Technologies Inc drivers in the United States and Britain said they will strike on Wednesday, protesting what they call low pay a day ...
  2. FILE PHOTO: An Uber car drives in traffic on 6th Avenue in New York City

    Commentary: Three stories show Uber’s IPO rests on overworked drivers and a lot of waiting

    Some drivers work as much as 80 hours a week, says Pensylvania State University Michelle Rodino-Colocino.
  3. A Grab motor driver is seen in a street in Jakarta

    Commentary: The untold trade-off as a freelancer, when work is not work but 'opportunity'

    One former Olympic cyclist's fight to prove her work is more than just a hobby exposes the harsh realities behind gig work, Financial Times' ...
  4. A Grab taxi drives on a street in Hanoi

    Commentary: Driving a Grab full-time right after graduation. Should you do it?

    Is taking a job that's irrelevant to your years of acquired qualifications worth it, even if it pays handsomely? Human resources expert Adrian Tan ...
  5. Grab ad

    Commentary: Helping Grab drivers find jobs and have enough money an uphill battle

    The gig economy’s adverse effects on those lured into a once-lucrative industry should prompt us to think how to temper its ill effects, says one ...
  6. An Uber driver takes delivery of bags of donuts destined for a customer via Uber Eats in Sydney

    Uber Eats to offer couriers insurance in Europe

  7. People wait in line to enter a job fair in New York

    Commentary: Scepticism towards contract work hold workers back from finding their perfect job

    The contracting market is set for impressive growth, but old mindsets may be the biggest impediment to realising its potential, says Hays ...
  8. Spain has one of the highest jobless rates in the Eurozone, with 4.78 million people out of work at

    Commentary: The future of work – new underclass, dystopian reality?

    Two forces combining to reshape the future of employment can have implications for our social compact and national security, says S Rajaratnam ...
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    New tripartite workgroup to protect interest of freelancers

    A tripartite workgroup will be formed to study and come up with "workable solutions" to protect the well-being of freelancers in Singapore, says ...
  10. Lim Swee Say file

    New MOM survey to monitor changes in freelance employment: Lim Swee Say

    Given the growing number of freelancers in certain industries, the Ministry of Manpower has put in place a new survey that will gather more ...